Rankin Ridge, South Dakota

Prominence: 393 ft, 120 m

Elevation: 5013 feet, 1528 meters

True Isolation: 1.45 mi, 2.33 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5015 ft / 1529 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 37' 32'' N, 103° 28' 57'' W
43.62549, -103.482432 (Dec Deg)
622433 E 4831397 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Dakota
County/Second Level RegionCuster
City/TownEast Custer

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     U.S. National Park High Points (Rank #40)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 121
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 117)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-08-17 by Mike Gourley
     2009-07-07 by Jonathan Allbach
     2011-09-17 by Josh Carlson
     2015-06-01 by Gustav Sexauer
     2016-07-02 by Fallon Rowe (GPS Track)
     2016-08-06 by Dennis Stewart
     2016-08-06 by Marshall Stewart
     2017-08-14 by Ryan Turner (GPS Track)
     2018-08-04 by Andrew Mack
     2019-07-08 by Gary Neben
     2019-08-10 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-09-02 by Douglas Harris
     2020-10-07 by Eric Schafer (GPS Track)

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Another high point, another forestry lookout tower (locked). This time it's the highest point in Wind Cave National Park (2010-08-17). Photo by Peter Stone.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 393 ft/120 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 413 ft/126 m
  Key Col: 4620 ft/1408 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.45 mi/2.33 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 43.6317, -103.51
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 5240  (WNW)
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: Wind Cave National Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Coolidge O43103f4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Wind Cave National Park Highpoint. Rankin Ridge. With Fallon Rowe (2016-07-02). Photo by Jonas Abdo.
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Rankin Ridge winter view Photo by Tom Scheimo.
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