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Old 21 October 2019, 21:27
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Ranger Manges reports successful completion of the log walk, rope drop, suspension traverse confidence course!
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Old 22 October 2019, 04:56
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So anyone know the length of the log walk?
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Old 22 October 2019, 07:12
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40 ft long. I don't know the height from the water?

Suspension Traverse is 75 ft. I know it seems longer but thats what Im getting.

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Old 22 October 2019, 08:18
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40 ft long. I don't know the height from the water?

Suspension Traverse is 75 ft. I know it seems longer but thats what Im getting.
Sure that is not 40 meters and 75 meters instead of feet?
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Old 22 October 2019, 16:00
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Sure that is not 40 meters and 75 meters instead of feet?
I know it may seem like it when youíre on it, but itís in feet. The slide says it as well, though that seems short to me?
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Old 22 October 2019, 16:24
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Searched for Victory Pond on google maps satellite view. Using the measuring tool, I get about 59 ft for the log walk. 20-25 ft for the rope. The suspension traverse I estimate at around 275 ft. Maybe the measuring tool isn't accurate.


This doc show the standard as the same as LP stated - 40-75

https://www.benning.army.mil/Infantr...r.pdf?8FEB2017


It wouldn't be the first time an actual distance was longer that the published standard. "just one more mile"
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Old 22 October 2019, 16:34
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There is no way the zip line is only 75 feet, that is only 25 yards. 275 sounds right.
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Old 22 October 2019, 17:37
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Searched for Victory Pond on google maps satellite view. Using the measuring tool, I get about 59 ft for the log walk. 20-25 ft for the rope. The suspension traverse I estimate at around 275 ft. Maybe the measuring tool isn't accurate.


This doc show the standard as the same as LP stated - 40-75

https://www.benning.army.mil/Infantr...r.pdf?8FEB2017


It wouldn't be the first time an actual distance was longer that the published standard. "just one more mile"


Thatís the same document I downloaded and was referring to. Apologies for not posting the link.

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Old 29 October 2019, 13:48
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The suspension traverse (Slide for life) is 75ft tall, unknown distance. Log Walk has always been said 35ft above the water and the rope 30 ft. Again, unknown distance.
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Old 29 October 2019, 13:53
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Can you go walk it and get us a pace count?
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The suspension traverse (Slide for life) is 75ft tall, unknown distance. Log Walk has always been said 35ft above the water and the rope 30 ft. Again, unknown distance.
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Old 29 October 2019, 14:10
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Can you go walk it and get us a pace count?
Ha! Haven't had to do that since I went through RI certification in 2006, but don't threaten me with a good time!
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Old 29 October 2019, 14:11
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Thanks! Been busy retiring and then going back to work...funny how that happens...
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Old 29 October 2019, 17:11
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Ditto. I knew he would chime in eventually on this.
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