That Time a Guy Parachuted Onto Devils Tower and No One Could Figure Out How to Get Him Down

That Time a Guy Parachuted Onto Devils Tower and No One Could Figure Out How to Get Him Down
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Nestled safely in the bosom of the Bear Lodge Mountains of Wyoming is a large rock formation known simply as Devils Tower. A popular landmark and the first recognised United States National Monument (declared such by President Theodore Roosevelt on September 24, 1906), the imposing rocky butte was at the forefront of a bizarre media frenzy in 1941 when a parachutist became hopelessly stranded atop it.

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http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/devilstower.html
https://www.nps.gov/deto/learn/historyculture/first-fifty-years-george-hopkins.htm
http://climbaz.com/interviews/devilstower.html
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durrance_Route
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Devils_Tower_National_Monument_WY.jpg
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That Time a Guy Parachuted Onto Devils Tower and No One Could Figure Out How to Get Him Down

That Time a Guy Parachuted Onto Devils Tower and No One Could Figure Out How to Get Him Down