Nebraska Woman Arrested, Fined for Climbing Mount Rushmore

Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top.

  • Published 16 July 2019

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top. The Rapid City Journal says Incontro chose a route between George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, whose faces are about 60 feet (18 meters) tall. Several signs… Read at AP News