Crows Nest Peak, South Dakota

Prominence: 268 ft, 81 m

Elevation: 7048 feet, 2148 meters

True Isolation: 1.37 mi, 2.21 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7050 ft / 2149 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 3' 19'' N, 103° 57' 45'' W
44.055316, -103.962587 (Dec Deg)
583097 E 4878540 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota
County/Second Level RegionPennington
City/TownWest Pennington

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 15
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2014-05-03 by Lupe !
     2015-09-27 by Lupe !
     2015-10-24 by Lupe !
     2017-04-01 by Craig Johnson
     2017-10-29 by Lupe !
     2018-06-21 by Dave Covill
     2018-06-21 by Lupe !
     2018-07-12 by Björn Paulsson
     2022-05-04 by Dennis Stewart

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Black Hills, SD Expedition No. 86: Lupe a couple of hundred feet W of the marker for the summit of Crows Nest Peak. Crows Nest Peak is in the western limestone plateau country of the Black Hills less than 5 miles from the Wyoming border. The surrounding area is gently rolling, but generally so flat that there are no distant views possible of or from the "peak". A red and yellow USFS survey marker in a small clearing in the woods marks the site of a US Geological Survey BM that says "Crow" and "1912" which was buried beneath 6" of snow this day. Without those aides, you would have no idea you were at the summit of the 7th highest point in the Black Hills at 7,048 ft. The surrounding country is nevertheless both remote and beautiful (2014-05-03). Photo by Lupe !.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 268 ft/81 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 288 ft/87 m
  Line Parent: Crooks Tower
  Key Col: Badget Ranch    6780 ft/2067 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.37 mi/2.21 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.0733, -103.9508
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crooks Tower  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Black Hills
Range5: Southern Black Hills
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Black Hills National Forest
Topo MapCrows Nest Peak O44103a8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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