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Harney Peak, South Dakota


Prominence: 2922 ft, 890 m

Elevation: 7242 feet, 2207 meters


True Isolation: 140.2 mi, 225.62 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7244 ft / 2208 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 51' 58'' N; 103° 31' 52'' W
43.865973, -103.531188 (Dec Deg)
618026E 4858035N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionPennington (Highest Point)
City/TownMount Rushmore
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Other Web Sites
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Pennington, SD by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Pennington, SD by Carl Millsap

Lists that contain Harney Peak:
     South Dakota County High Points (Rank #1)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #1)
     Midwestern Wilderness High Points (Rank #1)
     Black Hills 6500-foot Peaks (Rank #1)
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #13)
     United States State High Points (plus DC) (Rank #15)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #15)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #15)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #21)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #22)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #24)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #44)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #47)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #70)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #72)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #76)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #126)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #161)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #379)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1989-05-12 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2005-07-03 by Jamie Bakken
     2006-04-01 by Brian Webb
     2007-04-07 by Ted Light
     2007-06-15 by Sarah Kin
     2007-07-12 by Gustav Sexauer
     2008-07-27 by Walter Blume (GPS Track)
     2008-09-25 by Eric Kassan
     2009-07-20 by Melanie Deare
     2009-08-05 by Mark Carter
     2010-08-29 by Eric Noel
     2010-11-27 by Gokul Gopal
     2011-06-15 by Zack Holder
     2012-06-04 by Tye Scott
     2012-06-23 by Ryder Irvine
     2012-07-10 by Andrew DeFeo
     2013-07-26 by Andrew Hollis
     2014-04-11 by Weston Broadbent
     2014-05-02 by Richard Oestreicher
     2014-06-09 by Charles Russell

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2922 ft/890 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2942 ft/896 m
  Line Parent: Mount Nystrom
  Key Col: Iron Creek    4320 ft/1317 m
Isolation140.2 mi/225.62 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 7320  (SW)
Isolation Limit Point: 42° 20' 27'' N; 105° 21' 43'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Black Hills (Highest Point)
Range5: Southern Black Hills (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Black Hills National Forest (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Black Elk Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapCuster O43103g5 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 6142 ft/1872 m
Vertical Gain: 1100 ft/335 m
Distance (one way): 3.2 mi/5.15 km



Other Photos

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Black Hills, SD Expedition No. 88: Harney Peak, SD summit. The lookout tower is no longer in official use, but serves as an observation deck for hikers. Don't expect solitude here! Harney Peak is well served by the extensive trail system in the Black Elk Wilderness and can be approached from 7 or 8 different trail heads. The most popular trail head is at Sylvan Lake. Photo is looking ENE (2014-05-17). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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Black Hills, SD Expedition No. 88: Lupe on Harney Peak. She was more interested in the numerous chipmunks scrambling over the rocks than in the views. Harney Peak offers fabulous 360 degree views of the Black Hills, SD (2014-05-17). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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Black Hills, SD Expedition No. 89: Lupe on summit of Sylvan Hill. Harney Peak (center left) and Little Devil's Tower (just left of the highest rock on Sylvan Hill) are visible in the background about 3 miles to the ENE (2014-05-17). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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