I had a Manfrotto 055xprob. Good, but heavy.
Then I gave the Sirui M 3204 a look and like it.
Same height, much lighter cause made of carbon, small folded together.
I'm 6'4 and dont have to bend down, the center column only a few cm out.
Good luck for your search!
1D MKIV, 1DX MkII, 5D Mk IV; lot of lenses, flashes etc
Fuji X100s, Sony RX100 III,
Fuji X- XT1, X- Pro2, XF 23 1,4, XF 18- 55 2,8-4, X- T1, XF 16/1,4, XF 55- 200, XF 56/1,2, XF 50-140, XF 100- 400