• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Coyote Cave Room - The Vise

Larry Shaffer squeezing his way through The Vise
Larry Shaffer squeezing his way through The Vise
NPS Photo by Ajax Dalman
 

Passing The Vise was the key event in exploring Coyote Cave. This squeeze is impassable by even some very small, skinny cavers. The Vise was first negotiated by Mike Wiles in 1994.

Did You Know?

American bison on the Wind Cave National Park prairie

The American bison is the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. Male bison can weigh a ton and can run 35 miles per hour. Do not approach bison. They weigh more and can outrun you. More...