It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as a Vinson Massif.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.009969 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 100.30 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)
Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 802.50 ropes at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Mount Elbrus.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.008644 times the height of Mount Elbrus, and the height of Mount Elbrus is 115.70 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mingi Tau, a.k.a. Эльбрус, a.k.a. იალბუზი) (Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia) (west summit)
The west summit of the dual-summit volcano Mount Elbrus is 925.50 ropes at its peak and is the highest peak in both Russia and the European continent. Until 1976, a cable car would take visitors to the mountain as far up as the Garabashi camp, located at an elevation of 623.40 ropes.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as a Kilimanjaro.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.00827869 times the height of a Kilimanjaro, and the height of a Kilimanjaro is 120.7920 times that amount.(a.k.a. Mount Kilimanjaro) (Tanzania) (to Uhuru peak; 2008 gravimeter measurement)
Kilimanjaro rises to 966.3370 ropes at its peak. An isolated peak with no surrounding mountain range, Kilimanjaro is considered the world's tallest freestanding mountain.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Mount Logan.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.008184 times the height of Mount Logan, and the height of Mount Logan is 122.20 times that amount.(Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada) (elevation)
The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan has a total height of 977.70 ropes. 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-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as Denali.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.007875 times the height of Denali, and the height of Denali is 127 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 1,016 ropes 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 150 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 8 ropes is 128 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00781 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.00013 ropes of 0.0625 ropes in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Las Vegas Strip.
In other words, the length of The Las Vegas Strip is 140 times 8 ropes.(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 1,100 ropes 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 3,900,000 ropes of neon light tubing.