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Travel Tripod by Peak Design

A project in San Francisco, CA by Peak Design

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A full-featured tripod in a truly portable form.
Backers: 27151
Average Pledge Per Backer: $447

Funded: $12,136,063 of $500,000
Dates: May 21st -> Jul 18th (59 days)
Project By: Peak Design
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Latest News

Peak Design to Donate First Round of Travel Tripod Profits to Charity

April 7th - via:
The Peak Design Travel Tripod was introduced to the world via Kickstarter last year, garnering enough pre-orders to outpace its funding goals 24 times over. But if you're not one of the 25,000-odd photographers who snatched up a pre-order, you won't be left out in the cold. Peak is opening up pre-orders for the tripod, but at the full price of $349.95 for an aluminum version and $599.95 for the carbon fiber version we reviewed. It's also showing some good will—through April 10, it is donating all profits from tripod sales to relief funds. This applies to sales directly from Peak's online store, as well as to sales from other retail channels. (Read More)

Peak Design Travel Tripod

August 20th - via:
Renowned for their impressive and innovative range of camera, sling, and travel bags, Peak Design is set to well and truly make their mark in world of tripods with the release of their Travel Tripod. (Read More)

Top-Selling: What GearJunkie Readers Bought in June

July 19th - via:
From a record-setting tripod to the ultimate camp chair, theses are the top-selling products GearJunkie readers bought in June. (Read More)

Only Hours Left: Peak Design Travel Tripod

July 18th - via:
Peak Design travel tripod is the most successful photography project in the history of Kickstarter. There are last few hours to pledge. (Read More)

The final countdown.

July 17th - via:
Wowzers. $10.7M in funds. Less than 24 hours to go. Things are going berserk. Thank you backers for your incredible support. We've said it before and we'll say it many times in the future. Every time we say it, we really, truly mean it. As is... (Read More)

Join us LIVE on Youtube, now!

July 16th - via:
Our design team is LIVE on Youtube (a little late due to technical difficulties), talking about the new Ultralight Conversion Kit, as well as other last-minute add-ons. We'll also be answering your questions. So, join us here, or below! And don't... (Read More)

The NEW Ultralight Conversion Kit, plus one last big push.

July 13th - via:
And now for something completely different. Introducing the Ultralight Conversion Kit, an optional accessory that turns your Travel Tripod into an ultralight backpacking tripod. Yep, that's right. We've got a new add-on—the Ultralight Conversion... (Read More)

Big results, cool insights, and paradigm-shifting ideas. All from tripod stability testing.

July 10th - via:
For nearly 2 months (can ya believe it?) we've been raising funds ($8M and counting!) for a tripod that promises pro-level performance in an ultra-portable package. If you're reading this, you're one of our backers, which means that you've pledged... (Read More)

We made a video for ya.

July 3rd - via:
HEYO! We've got a new video for you. But first, this: Shot on the Travel Tripod by Peak Design Flagship Store team member Jaredd Craig. SICK NEW VID We know folks are eager to get a more up close and personal look at the Travel Tripod. And for those... (Read More)

Join our design team live on Youtube, right now!

June 27th - via:
Come on and join the fun! We'll be sharing some concepting and prototyping that our design team has been working on: 1. Spike feet update 2. Hex key storage concepts 3. Ultralight conversion kit concepts We'll also be doing a Q&A - ask your... (Read More)

What's our design team been up to? Hangout #2 tomorrow!

June 26th - via:
We've got 2 big things for you: WHAT GOES INTO A $600 TRIPOD? There have been a lot of folks—backers, prospective backers, general tripod enthusiasts (is that a thing?)—who have asked why the Peak Design Travel Tripod has such a premium price... (Read More)

Awards McGee! Plus, see it up close.

June 21st - via:
Holy moly. Members of the PD design team accepting Carryology's Best Innovation award for the Travel Tripod at Outdoor Retailer in Denver, while everybody looks in different directions. This week, nearly half of our team convened in Denver for the... (Read More)

Peak Designs Travel Tripod Lives up to the Hype: Review

June 7th - via:
The Travel Tripod from Peak Design is blowing up Kickstarter. Amassing more than $6 million is no easy feat, but we think it deserves the praise in this review. (Read More)

Join the PD Team LIVE, right now.

May 30th - via:
We're going live on Youtube momentarily! Join us here, or via the embedded video below. If you can't make it don't worry, we'll be recording this so folks can watch at their leisure. See you soon! The PD Team  (Read More)

Reviews, FAQs, and our first LIVE hangout.

May 29th - via:
We're back from the wilderness, and you know what that means... IT'S HANGOUT TIME! That's right, our first LIVE hangout is happening in less than 24 hours...Thursday at 2pm PT to be exact. Our designers will give a live demo of the Travel Tripod,... (Read More)

Peak Design Travel Tripod raises over $5 million via Kickstarter

May 29th - via:
Photographers searching for a fully featured lightweight tripod may be interested in the new Travel Tripod launch this month by photographic accessory specialists Peak Design. Launched via Kickstarter the aluminium and carbon fibre camera tripod campaign has raised more than $5 million thanks to over 12,000 backers with still 50 days remaining on its campaign. (Read More)

Why Is Kickstarter Being Used to Launch the Most Expensive Travel Tripod in the World?

May 25th - via:
The camera press went a little crazy this week as a small company announced that something tiny will sell for something massive. As someone who hates tripods and will go to some lengths to avoid using them, trying to get my head around the column inches has been fascinating. (Read More)

Emerging Gear: $1,600 Chalk Bag, Waterproof Sock Shoes, Suunto 5

May 23rd - via:
A peek at emerging products from the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design. (Read More)

A New Chapter for Peak Design

May 22nd - via:
Dear friends and backers, What a joy it is to write this update. The last 36 hours have been highly emotional for me and the entire Peak Design team. The launch of this Kickstarter campaign represents a finish line that has been many years in the... (Read More)

Take Peak Design's new Travel Tripod with you on your next adventure

May 21st - via:
Now Peak Design has announced a new Kickstarter campaign for something altogether new- the Travel Tripod. The design for the new tripod started from the ground up and took more than four years before the company was ready to announce it to the world. (Read More)

Peak Design

May 21st - via:
Peak Design has returned to Kickstarter to launch its latest product, the Travel Tripod. The company's first tripod, it uses a unique design with a triangular center column to minimize the volume it takes up in your bag. (Read More)

Peak Design Travel Tripod on Kickstarter - Compact and Lightweight, Reinvented

May 21st - via:
Peak Design is back on Kickstarter with a new campaign for an innovative tripod design, called the Travel Tripod. As usual, the team at Peak Design take a brand new approach at tripod design, and this one is no different. (Read More)

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