It's about one-eighty-fifth as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 2.50 shackles is 0.0116419 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 85.89660 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 214.7420 shackles at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 2.50 shackles is 0.01151 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 86.880 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 217.30 shackles. 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 85 times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.011 times 2.50 shackles.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.029 shackles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.057 shackles. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-ninetieth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 2.50 shackles is 0.01107 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 90.330 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 225.80 shackles 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 100 times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.01 times 2.50 shackles.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.024 shackles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.048 shackles. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 100 times 2.50 shackles.(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 250 shackles 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 870,000 shackles of neon light tubing.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Aconcagua.
In other words, 2.50 shackles is 0.0098508 times the height of Aconcagua, and the height of Aconcagua is 101.510 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cerro Aconcagua) (Mendoza, Argentina)
Aconcagua measures 253.790 shackles 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 189.560 shackles high ridge.