Friday, June 30, 2006

Largest ropes course - ever

That's what they're saying about the PQ-Utah course rigged by Jay Smith. While few details were shared about the course before racers arrived on the scene, Smith did reveal a few factoids:

12 – The average hours Smith worked every day that he spent rigging the course.
16 – The number of professional alpine guides on staff to help Smith staff the ropes.
30 – The number of days it took Smith and his assistant to rig the course.
50,000 – The number of feet of rope Smith’s team will manage during the race.
Read more here.

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