I am wondering for those digital SLR folks out there if they still find themselves using their tripod a lot. Reason I ask is I tend to take photos when I go backpacking and needless to say my current tripod and camera add a good 12lbs or so to my load. I was looking into getting a carbon fiber tripod for backpacking. But I notice a lot of times when I am taking pictures I see d-slr users just up their ISO if need be and shoot handheld. So I am debating if I should just use the money for the new tripod towards the d-slr and just plan on hand-holding most of my shots when I go backpacking (and thus getting a d-slr sooner). So mainly I wanted to know how often do you still use your tripod? Am I better off going ahead and getting a newer/lighter tripod or holding off since that puts me a good deal closer to a digital slr.