The Great Hopkins Rescue

8 min.
In October 1941, George Hopkins parachuted to the rocky summit of Wyoming’s Devil’s Tower to win a $50.00 bet. The was only one problem – he couldn’t get down! Today, climber Gregory Crouch guides us up Devil’s Tower and recounts this strange but true story that became a media sensation. With fascinating archival footage of the actual rescue, this short documentary film will have you climbing in the handholds and footholds of history.