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KEYSTONE, S.D. – A man from Michigan is in trouble with the authorities for climbing George Washington.

Ayman Doppke pleaded guilty last week to climbing Mount Rushmore, The Rapid City Journal reported.

Dispatchers reported “a climber being seen on Mt. Rushmore on the top of George Washington’s head” and that the man was causing “hazardous conditions.”

Court paperwork did not specify if Doppke free climbed or used ropes, the Journal reported.

Not only did he climb to the top of Washington’s head, but he also fell and law enforcement had to find him.

Doppke said he thought park rangers were trying to track him down so he descended the steepest, most dangerous route to escape, court papers said. He fell 25 feet and slid down a loose gravel slope, The Associated Press reported.

Doppke was fined $1,500, The Rapid City Journal reported.

He is not the only one who has tried to climb the monument. A Nebraska woman was also fined $1,000 last year for trying to climb the front of the carvings, the newspaper reported.