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South Dakota County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
 HardingHarding Peak4019West-Central Dakota Plains61910 
 Harding or East Short Pine Hills4000West-Central Dakota Plains5804 
 SpinkBald Mountain1480East Central Dakota Plains1555 
 MarshallMarshall County High Point2080Sioux River Upland1205 
 RobertsRoberts County High Point2135Sioux River Upland83817 
 CodingtonPunished Womans Mound2080Sioux River Upland1609 
 MeadeMeade County High Point5460Northern Black Hills16027 
 LawrenceCrooks Tower7137Northern Black Hills51760 
 PenningtonBlack Elk Peak7231Southern Black Hills2911869 
 CusterSylvan Hill7000Southern Black Hills76355 
 Fall RiverParker Peak4848Southern Black Hills68323 
 JonesWhite Clay Butte2516Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains23127 
 AuroraAurora County High Point2001East Central Dakota Plains22213 
 BeadleBeadle County High Point1880East Central Dakota Plains506 
 BennettBennett County High Point3638Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains1035 
 Bon HommeBon Homme County High Point1900East Central Dakota Plains35313 
 BrookingsBrookings County High Point1990Sioux River Upland157 
 BrownBrown County High Point1525East Central Dakota Plains285 
 BruleBijou Hills2100East Central Dakota Plains27013 
 BuffaloEden Benchmark2020East Central Dakota Plains406 
 CampbellCampbell County High Point2130East Central Dakota Plains4055 
 Charles MixCharles Mix County High Point2128East Central Dakota Plains4416 
 ClarkClark County High Point1930Sioux River Upland1605 
 ClayClay County High Point1500Sioux River Upland1507 
 CorsonThunder Hawk Butte2710West-Central Dakota Plains11010 
 DavisonDavison County High Point1695East Central Dakota Plains1116 
 DayDay County High Point2040Sioux River Upland05 
 DeuelDeuel County High Point2040Sioux River Upland1709 
 DeweyLantry Benchmark2461West-Central Dakota Plains467 
 DouglasDouglas County High Point1800East Central Dakota Plains016 
 EdmundsEdmunds County High Point2110East Central Dakota Plains505 
 FaulkWaters Hill2035East Central Dakota Plains1808 
 GrantGrant County High Point2060Sioux River Upland9010 
 GregoryGregory County High Point2360Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains705 
 HaakonHaakon County High Point2830Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains15517 
 HamlinHamlin County High Point1950Sioux River Upland58 
 HandRocky Benchmark2197East Central Dakota Plains2325 
 HansonHanson County High Point1425Sioux River Upland86 
 HughesHughes County High Point2050East Central Dakota Plains4510 
 HutchinsonHutchinson County High Point1900East Central Dakota Plains1515 
 HydeHyde County High Point2200East Central Dakota Plains4906 
 JacksonJackson County High Point3478Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains178 
 JerauldJerauld County High Point2060East Central Dakota Plains2606 
 KingsburyKingsbury County High Point1890Sioux River Upland854 
 LakeLake County High Point1870Sioux River Upland1785 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point1565Sioux River Upland2506 
 LymanMedicine Benchmark2262Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains49730 
 McCookMcCook County High Point1870Sioux River Upland12515 
 McPhersonMcPherson County High Point2180East Central Dakota Plains604 
 MelletteMellette County High Point2820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains406 
 MinerMiner County High Point1800Sioux River Upland855 
 MinnehahaMinnehaha County High Point1820Sioux River Upland5523 
 MoodyMoody County High Point1780Sioux River Upland508 
 PerkinsPerkins County High Point3166West-Central Dakota Plains919 
 PotterPotter County High Point2220East Central Dakota Plains3158 
 SanbornSanborn County High Point1370Sioux River Upland04 
 Sanborn or Pony Hills1375East Central Dakota Plains 1 
 Oglala LakotaOglala Lakota County High Point3718Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains30319 
 StanleyStanley County High Point2382Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains2097 
 SullySully Buttes2083East Central Dakota Plains2268 
 ToddTodd County High Point3309Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains05 
 TrippTripp County High Point2644Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains944 
 TurnerTurner County High Point1740Sioux River Upland2988 
 UnionUnion County High Point1540Sioux River Upland508 
 WalworthWalworth County High Point2230East Central Dakota Plains3856 
 YanktonYankton County High Point1680Sioux River Upland507 
 ButteThe Brakes4040Bear Lodge Mountains24010 
 ZiebachZiebach County High Point2730West-Central Dakota Plains2024 
 Ziebach or Thunder Butte2723West-Central Dakota Plains2874 

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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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