Quote Originally Posted by DREW WILEY View Post
...if you had to defend yourself against a grizzly, wouldn't you prefer a
nice big Ries tripod with spike feet and some mass at the other end?
Interesting. Not too many grizzlies around here, but if there were then assuming I could still (at my age) pick up my 810 Norma on Ser.5 aluminum Gitzo to use as a weapon then I'd seriously think about adding the long spikes to the 'pod.