• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Pink Slug

The Pink Slug is the tight squeeze just behind the power bar
The Pink Slug is the tight squeeze just behind the Power Bar
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This tight squeeze was discovered on May 25, 1987 by Jim Pisarowicz, Curt Broeker, Darren Ressler, and Karen Rosga. As Karen tried to crawled through this passage she remarked that she felt like a "pink slug" (she was wearing pink tights under her coveralls). Although there is good wind in the passage no one has gotten through this passage.

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