It's about eight-and-a-half times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.110 times 868 paces.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 100 paces. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 868 paces is 0.112280 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 8.906310 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 7,730.70 paces at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 868 paces is 0.1110 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 9.009 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 7,822 paces. The high altitude and northern latitude of the mountain resulted in one-time temperature of -77.5 °C — the lowest temperature ever recorded outside of Antarctica.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 868 paces is 0.10680 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 9.3630 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount McKinley, a.k.a. Doleika, a.k.a. Traleika, a.k.a. "The Great One") (Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska) (South peak)
The highest mountain peak in North America, Denali's South Peak measures 8,127 paces above sea level at its peak. The impetus for the name Mount McKinley was US president William McKinley of Ohio, and disputes over the which of the mountain's names should be officially recognized regularly occur between Ohio Congressmen and Alaska politicians.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as long as The Wingspan of a 747.
In other words, 868 paces is 9.660 times the length of The Wingspan of a 747, and the length of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.1040 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 89.90 paces. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 10,900,000 paces before refueling.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 10 times 868 paces.(Las Vegas Boulevard S and W from Russel Rd to Sahara Ave)(Paradise, Nevada through Winchester, Nevada).
Although technically located beyond the city limits of Las Vegas (along with the well-known "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign), the stretch of road known as the "Las Vegas Strip" runs 8,900 paces along Las Vegas Boulevard South and West from Russel Road at the south end to Sahara Avenue at the north end. The casinos and hotels on the Strip display an estimated total of 31,000,000 paces of neon light tubing.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 868 paces is 0.095005 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 10.5260 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 9,136.40 paces height at its peak. Although there is no definitive evidence that members of the indigenous Inca civilization ever reached the peak the mountain, numerous archeological sites have been found on the slopes of the mountain, including a naturally-embalmed Incan mummy was discovered on a 6,824.10 paces high ridge.