texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
mrhaly, Fins_and_feathers, Schenk, Muleyman25, Noble1999
70000 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 110,468
bill oxner 91,415
SnakeWrangler 63,437
stxranchman 59,968
Gravytrain 46,766
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
BMD 41,232
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics606,710
Posts11,286,952
Members85,000
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Devils Tower / Deadwood #8268400 05/17/21 05:41 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,795
L
leswad Online Shocked OP
Extreme Tracker
OP Online Shocked
Extreme Tracker
L
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,795
Tower is strange and Deadwood is a great American town!

[Linked Image]

[Linked Image]


[Linked Image]

FJB
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268403 05/17/21 05:44 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 91,415
bill oxner Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 91,415
That rock formation looks somewhat like a beautiful petrified tree. cheers


Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill


[Linked Image]




Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268406 05/17/21 05:45 PM
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 10,199
H
Hudbone Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
H
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 10,199
How's the bar in the hotel?

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268408 05/17/21 05:47 PM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 3,787
A
angus1956 Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 3,787
Love both places. Now you have to go to Crazy Horse and Mt Rushmore since your in the area.

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268414 05/17/21 05:54 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 2,062
B
Birdboy Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
B
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 2,062
Very Cool!!!

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268432 05/17/21 06:10 PM
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 768
T
TexShooter101 Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
T
Joined: Dec 2020
Posts: 768
How tall is that rock? It makes the trees like mini dwarfs

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: TexShooter101] #8268466 05/17/21 06:47 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,795
L
leswad Online Shocked OP
Extreme Tracker
OP Online Shocked
Extreme Tracker
L
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,795
Originally Posted by angus1956
Love both places. Now you have to go to Crazy Horse and Mt Rushmore since your in the area.


Did Rushmore on the way up.

Originally Posted by TexShooter101
How tall is that rock? It makes the trees like mini dwarfs


867 feet from its base.

Last edited by leswad; 05/17/21 06:50 PM.

[Linked Image]

FJB
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268486 05/17/21 07:00 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 13,389
6
68rustbucket Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
6
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 13,389
Was up that way 2 summers ago, but we missed that unfortunately.


I'll pray for your goat.
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: TexShooter101] #8268537 05/17/21 08:12 PM
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 3,918
F
flintknapper Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
F
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 3,918
Originally Posted by TexShooter101
How tall is that rock? It makes the trees like mini dwarfs



About 867'


Spartans ask not...how many, but where!
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268549 05/17/21 08:41 PM
Joined: May 2006
Posts: 8,993
I
ILUVBIGBUCKS Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
I
Joined: May 2006
Posts: 8,993
That is really cool as hell!


High fence, low fence, no fence, it really doesn't matter as long as you're hunting!
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268586 05/17/21 09:29 PM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 110,468
dogcatcher Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 110,468
Great pics!


Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
_____________"Illegitimus non carborundum est"_______________

[Linked Image]
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: dogcatcher] #8268598 05/17/21 09:45 PM
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 17,839
B
Biscuit Online Shocked
THF Celebrity
Online Shocked
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 17,839
Originally Posted by dogcatcher
Great pics!


👍

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268682 05/17/21 10:46 PM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,223
J
JCO Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
J
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,223
On the list for an upcoming trip. Thanks for sharing.


NRA Life Member (Master of Poor Decisions)
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268808 05/18/21 01:51 AM
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 13,834
J
John2 Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
J
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 13,834
Rode my Harley from Rockwall four different years past that rock while on my way to Hulett.One year stopped at the store just to browse and watch a few people climbing around on it.It's big but I had no desire to check it out.


Not all those that wander are lost..

Back The Blue






Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268910 05/18/21 06:56 AM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 3,787
A
angus1956 Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 3,787
Cool story about the rock is before helicopters were invented 2 guys parachuted and landed on top of it with no way to get down. I don't remember how long the ordeal lasted but they built a wooden ladder up the side to get them down. Last time we were there you could still see some parts of the ladder left. True story.

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268927 05/18/21 10:53 AM
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 199
B
B_Man Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
B
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 199
After seeing this on the forum, I went out and did a little research on Devil's Tower and the stories.
I found a real interesting about a couple of ranchers who built a ladder up the tower. See link below.
I know there are others:

https://www.nps.gov/deto/learn/historyculture/first-fifty-years-stake-ladder.htm

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8268933 05/18/21 10:59 AM
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 199
B
B_Man Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
B
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 199
Found the story about the parachutist too. Looks like the ladder and parachutist got combined through the years

https://www.nps.gov/deto/learn/historyculture/first-fifty-years-george-hopkins.htm

a link to other stories- quite interesting

https://www.nps.gov/deto/learn/historyculture/stories.htm

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8269843 05/19/21 02:46 AM
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 7,845
N
nsmike Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
N
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 7,845
[Linked Image]
The Missouri Buttes to the NW are higher but they aren't flat.


for every stereotype there's a prototype
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: B_Man] #8270857 05/20/21 01:57 AM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,236
S
Sniper.270 Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,236
Originally Posted by B_Man
Found the story about the parachutist too. Looks like the ladder and parachutist got combined through the years

https://www.nps.gov/deto/learn/historyculture/first-fifty-years-george-hopkins.htm

a link to other stories- quite interesting

https://www.nps.gov/deto/learn/historyculture/stories.htm


Thanks for the links. That was quiet interesting.


Proverbs 2
Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8270870 05/20/21 02:15 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 576
C
Cajunrotor Online Content
Tracker
Online Content
Tracker
C
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 576
It's an impressive formation. Up close you can see the individual volcanic lava tubes that formed it.

[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]

Re: Devils Tower / Deadwood [Re: leswad] #8271162 05/20/21 02:09 PM
Joined: May 2019
Posts: 642
B
Ben Kabisch Online Content
Tracker
Online Content
Tracker
B
Joined: May 2019
Posts: 642
Cool pics! We rode up on our Harleys and based out of Custer, SD, for a few days of road trips...would love to go back!! That's some beautiful country!!

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2022 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3