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South Dakota County High Points

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RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PenningtonBlack Elk Peak7231Southern Black Hills2911 
2.RobertsRoberts County High Point2135Sioux River Upland838 
3.CusterSylvan Hill7000Southern Black Hills763 
4.Fall RiverParker Peak4848Southern Black Hills683 
5.HardingHarding Peak4019West-Central Dakota Plains629 
 Harding or East Short Pine Hills4000West-Central Dakota Plains580 
6.LawrenceCrooks Tower7137Northern Black Hills517 
7.LymanMedicine Benchmark2262Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains497 
8.HydeHyde County High Point2200East Central Dakota Plains490 
9.Charles MixCharles Mix County High Point2128East Central Dakota Plains441 
10.CampbellCampbell County High Point2130East Central Dakota Plains405 
11.WalworthWalworth County High Point2230East Central Dakota Plains385 
12.Bon HommeBon Homme County High Point1900East Central Dakota Plains353 
13.PotterPotter County High Point2220East Central Dakota Plains315 
14.Oglala LakotaOglala Lakota County High Point3718Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains303 
15.TurnerTurner County High Point1740Sioux River Upland298 
16.BruleBijou Hills2100East Central Dakota Plains270 
17.JerauldJerauld County High Point2060East Central Dakota Plains260 
18.LincolnLincoln County High Point1565Sioux River Upland250 
19.ButteThe Brakes4040Bear Lodge Mountains240 
20.HandRocky Benchmark2197East Central Dakota Plains232 
21.JonesWhite Clay Butte2516Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains231 
22.SullySully Buttes2083East Central Dakota Plains226 
23.AuroraAurora County High Point2001East Central Dakota Plains222 
24.StanleyStanley County High Point2382Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains209 
25.ZiebachZiebach County High Point2730West-Central Dakota Plains202 
 Ziebach or Thunder Butte2723West-Central Dakota Plains287 
26.FaulkWaters Hill2035East Central Dakota Plains180 
27.LakeLake County High Point1870Sioux River Upland178 
28.DeuelDeuel County High Point2040Sioux River Upland170 
29.ClarkClark County High Point1930Sioux River Upland160 
29.MeadeMeade County High Point5460Northern Black Hills160 
29.CodingtonPunished Womans Mound2080Sioux River Upland160 
32.HaakonHaakon County High Point2830Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains155 
32.SpinkBald Mountain1480East Central Dakota Plains155 
34.ClayClay County High Point1500Sioux River Upland150 
35.McCookMcCook County High Point1870Sioux River Upland125 
36.MarshallMarshall County High Point2080Sioux River Upland120 
37.DavisonDavison County High Point1695East Central Dakota Plains111 
38.CorsonThunder Hawk Butte2710West-Central Dakota Plains110 
39.BennettBennett County High Point3638Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains103 
40.TrippTripp County High Point2644Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains94 
41.PerkinsPerkins County High Point3166West-Central Dakota Plains91 
42.GrantGrant County High Point2060Sioux River Upland90 
43.KingsburyKingsbury County High Point1890Sioux River Upland85 
43.MinerMiner County High Point1800Sioux River Upland85 
45.GregoryGregory County High Point2360Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains70 
46.McPhersonMcPherson County High Point2180East Central Dakota Plains60 
47.MinnehahaMinnehaha County High Point1820Sioux River Upland55 
48.MoodyMoody County High Point1780Sioux River Upland50 
48.BeadleBeadle County High Point1880East Central Dakota Plains50 
48.YanktonYankton County High Point1680Sioux River Upland50 
48.UnionUnion County High Point1540Sioux River Upland50 
48.EdmundsEdmunds County High Point2110East Central Dakota Plains50 
53.DeweyLantry Benchmark2461West-Central Dakota Plains46 
54.HughesHughes County High Point2050East Central Dakota Plains45 
55.MelletteMellette County High Point2820Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains40 
55.BuffaloEden Benchmark2020East Central Dakota Plains40 
57.BrownBrown County High Point1525East Central Dakota Plains28 
58.JacksonJackson County High Point3478Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains17 
59.BrookingsBrookings County High Point1990Sioux River Upland15 
59.HutchinsonHutchinson County High Point1900East Central Dakota Plains15 
61.HansonHanson County High Point1425Sioux River Upland8 
62.HamlinHamlin County High Point1950Sioux River Upland5 
63.DouglasDouglas County High Point1800East Central Dakota Plains0 
63.SanbornSanborn County High Point1370Sioux River Upland0 
 Sanborn or Pony Hills1375East Central Dakota Plains  
63.ToddTodd County High Point3309Niobara-Missouri-Black Hills Plains0 
63.DayDay County High Point2040Sioux River Upland0 

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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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