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South Dakota County High Points

Showing Bob Martin's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (66 out of 66, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PenningtonBlack Elk Peak7231Southern Black Hills2911Unknown
1.LawrenceCrooks Tower7137Northern Black Hills517Unknown
1.CusterSylvan Hill7000Southern Black Hills763Unknown
1.MeadeMeade County High Point5460Northern Black Hills160Unknown
1.Oglala LakotaOglala Lakota County High Point3718Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains303Unknown
1.BennettBennett County High Point3638Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains103Unknown
1.JacksonJackson County High Point3478Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains17Unknown
1.ButteThe Brakes4040Bear Lodge Mountains240Unknown
1.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3166West-Central Dakota Plains91Unknown
1.HaakonHaakon County High Point2830Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains155Unknown
1.CorsonThunder Hawk Butte2710West-Central Dakota Plains110Unknown
1.DeweyLantry Benchmark2461West-Central Dakota Plains46Unknown
1.GregoryGregory County High Point2360Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains70Unknown
1.WalworthWalworth County High Point2230East Central Dakota Plains385Unknown
1.PotterPotter County High Point2220East Central Dakota Plains315Unknown
1.HydeHyde County High Point2200East Central Dakota Plains490Unknown
1.RobertsRoberts County High Point2135Sioux River Upland838Unknown
1.CampbellCampbell County High Point2130East Central Dakota Plains405Unknown
1.Charles MixCharles Mix County High Point2128East Central Dakota Plains441Unknown
1.BruleBijou Hills2100East Central Dakota Plains270Unknown
1.SullySully Buttes2083East Central Dakota Plains226Unknown
1.MarshallMarshall County High Point2080Sioux River Upland120Unknown
1.HughesHughes County High Point2050East Central Dakota Plains45Unknown
1.BrookingsBrookings County High Point1990Sioux River Upland15Unknown
1.Bon HommeBon Homme County High Point1900East Central Dakota Plains353Unknown
1.McCookMcCook County High Point1870Sioux River Upland125Unknown
1.MinnehahaMinnehaha County High Point1820Sioux River Upland55Unknown
1.DouglasDouglas County High Point1800East Central Dakota Plains0Unknown
1.MoodyMoody County High Point1780Sioux River Upland50Unknown
1.DavisonDavison County High Point1695East Central Dakota Plains111Unknown
1.LincolnLincoln County High Point1565Sioux River Upland250Unknown
1.UnionUnion County High Point1540Sioux River Upland50Unknown
1.SpinkBald Mountain1480East Central Dakota Plains155Unknown
34.HansonHanson County High Point1425Sioux River Upland82001-09-30
34.ClayClay County High Point1500Sioux River Upland1502001-09-30
34.TurnerTurner County High Point1740Sioux River Upland2982001-09-30
34.HutchinsonHutchinson County High Point1900East Central Dakota Plains152001-09-30
38.JonesWhite Clay Butte2516Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains2312002-06-30
39.EdmundsEdmunds County High Point2110East Central Dakota Plains502002-07-01
39.LymanMedicine Benchmark2262Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains4972002-07-01
41.CodingtonPunished Womans Mound2080Sioux River Upland1602003-09-30
41.GrantGrant County High Point2060Sioux River Upland902003-09-30
41.JerauldJerauld County High Point2060East Central Dakota Plains2602003-09-30
41.KingsburyKingsbury County High Point1890Sioux River Upland852003-09-30
41.BeadleBeadle County High Point1880East Central Dakota Plains502003-09-30
41.LakeLake County High Point1870Sioux River Upland1782003-09-30
41.MinerMiner County High Point1800Sioux River Upland852003-09-30
41.HamlinHamlin County High Point1950Sioux River Upland52003-09-30
41.BuffaloEden Benchmark2020East Central Dakota Plains402003-09-30
41.AuroraAurora County High Point2001East Central Dakota Plains2222003-09-30
41.DeuelDeuel County High Point2040Sioux River Upland1702003-09-30
52.BrownBrown County High Point1525East Central Dakota Plains282003-10-01
53.McPhersonMcPherson County High Point2180East Central Dakota Plains602003-10-02
54.StanleyStanley County High Point2382Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains2092003-10-07
54.ZiebachZiebach County High Point2730West-Central Dakota Plains2022003-10-07
 Ziebach or Thunder Butte2723West-Central Dakota Plains2872003-10-07
56.MelletteMellette County High Point2820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains402003-10-08
56.ToddTodd County High Point3309Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains02003-10-08
58.HardingHarding Peak4019West-Central Dakota Plains6292003-10-10
59.Fall RiverParker Peak4848Southern Black Hills6832004-08-01
60.TrippTripp County High Point2644Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains942004-08-02
61.HandRocky Benchmark2197East Central Dakota Plains2322004-08-04
61.FaulkWaters Hill2035East Central Dakota Plains1802004-08-04
63.DayDay County High Point2040Sioux River Upland02004-08-05
63.ClarkClark County High Point1930Sioux River Upland1602004-08-05
65.SanbornSanborn County High Point1370Sioux River Upland02004-10-27
 Sanborn or Pony Hills1375East Central Dakota Plains  
66.YanktonYankton County High Point1680Sioux River Upland502004-10-28

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in South Dakota, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1994 by David Olson, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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