Iron Creek

Col Elevation: 4320- feet, 1317- meters

Key Col for:Black Elk Peak  (7231 ft/2204 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4320 - 4300 ft
    (20-foot contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 8' 49'' N, 104° 40' 12'' W
44.147081, -104.669875 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2911 ft/887 m
Optimistic: 2931 ft/893 m
Average: 2921 ft/890 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Nystrom
Ridgewalk Distance:543.41 mi/874.54 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWeston

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Central Great Plains
Range5: Wyoming-NW Nebraska High Plains
Drainage BasinsMissouri
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
Topo MapThornton    O44104b6    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Black Elk Peak to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Black Elk PeakUSA-SD72312911    
(Ridge Junction)     0.210.21
(Ridge Junction)     0.670.88
(Unnamed Col) 6560   0.361.23
(Ridge Junction)     0.121.35
(Ridge Junction)     0.331.68
(Ridge Junction)     0.42.07
(Unnamed Col) 6237   1.833.91
(Ridge Junction)     1.375.28
(Unnamed Col) 6440   1.857.13
Peak 6733USA-SD6733293  0.327.45
(Unnamed Col) 6400   1.338.78
Thunderhead MountainUSA-SD6567167  0.39.08
Berne, SD 5880   1.9611.03
(Ridge Junction)     3.1314.16
(Ridge Junction)     5.419.56
(Ridge Junction)     2.9122.47
(Unnamed Col) 6720   1.3223.8
(Ridge Junction)     0.8424.64
(Unnamed Col) 6620   2.0226.66
(Ridge Junction)     17.8244.49
Badget Ranch 6780   1.1345.62
(Ridge Junction)     4.4950.11
(Ridge Junction)     3.2153.32
KEY COL: Iron Creek 4320   51.58104.9
(Ridge Junction)     124.09228.98
(Ridge Junction)    Missouri/Yellowstone54.72283.71
(Ridge Junction)    Yellowstone/North Platte115.95399.66
(Ridge Junction)    North Platte/Bighorn125.88525.54
(Ridge Junction)    North Platte/Bighorn8.02533.57
(Ridge Junction)    North Platte/Bighorn2.13535.7
LINE PARENT: Mount NystromUSA-WY12,3561796 North Platte/Bighorn7.72543.41
PROM PARENT:  (Unnamed Col)       

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