Bear Butte, South Dakota

Prominence: 1247 ft, 380 m

Elevation: 4422 feet, 1348 meters

True Isolation: 8.5 mi, 13.68 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4424 ft / 1349 m
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 28' 33'' N, 103° 25' 37'' W
44.47586, -103.426957 (Dec Deg)
625105 E 4925931 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota
County/Second Level RegionMeade
City/TownSouthwest Meade

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 76
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1989 by Andrew Davis
     2000-08-14 by Mike Gourley
     2009-05-19 by Edward Earl
     2010-09-19 by Eric Brown
     2012-08-22 by Gustav Sexauer
     2013-07-13 by Andrew Hollis
     2015-12-19 by Lupe !
     2016-10-16 by William Musser
     2017-10-10 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2018-09-11 by Arthur Caverly (GPS Track)
     2019-08-31 by Jesse Walter
     2020-05-30 by Shane Kramer
     2020-10-05 by Eric Schafer (GPS Track)
     2021-06-13 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2021-07-14 by Eric Bruce

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Lupe near Bear Butte (2014-06-15). Photo by Lupe !.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1247 ft/380 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1247 ft/380 m
  Key Col: 3175 ft/968 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 8.5 mi/13.68 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.3792, -103.5333
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Granite Peak  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Black Hills
Range5: Northern Black Hills
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapFort Meade O44103d4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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A state park HP with over 1,000 feet of prominence and spiritual significance to the native Americans (2016-10-16). Photo by William Musser.
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ascent team at lookout (1989). Photo by Andrew Davis.
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