The 3 Legged Thing Alana is the lightweight, compact counterpart to the towering Lance. Although it may not scale the lofty heights of 202cm, it still achieves an impressive 158cm. One key advantage is its five-section carbon leg design, which allows for shorter segments. This means the monopod can collapse down to a highly compact 44.8cm—small enough to stow in most backpacks with ease.
As monopods go, its lightweight carbon build makes it an excellent travel companion. Combined with the DOCZ tri-feet, it becomes a highly viable alternative to a travel tripod. Moreover, if you’re a videographer or content creator, this is an ideal piece of kit for lightweight travel. The small ball head enables quick, smooth pans while maintaining levelness and minimising camera shake.
What I particularly appreciate are the rubber grip and oversized twist locks, which are beneficial in wet and cold conditions. Overall, it’s an outstanding option for photographers and videographers at all levels seeking a reliable monopod.