It's about four-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 161 paces is 4.47220 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.22360 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 36 paces. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.221720 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 4.51020 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 726.150 paces tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-fifth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 5 times 161 paces.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 800 paces to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about six times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 161 paces is 6.09848 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.1639750 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 26.40 paces. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.9448820 paces tall including the bails.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.1590 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 6.290 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 1,010 paces in total height. Although it sits just 55,100 paces from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about six-and-a-half times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 161 paces is 6.40440 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.156140 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 25.1390 paces. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 161 paces is 0.1480 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 6.760 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 1,090 paces to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 757 paces on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 374 paces on the 78th floor.