Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain is a 7,165 ft / 2,184 m mountain peak near Lead, South Dakota, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in South Dakota and the 13321st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Medicine Mountain, Limestone Hill, Odakota Mountain, Mile-high Hill, Round Mountain, and Copper Mountain. See the Bear Mountain map, 3D fly around, and the Bear Mountain photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Bear Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scoutdawg

5 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 21, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Bear Mountain

  • SDadventurer
  • colinkeeler

Routes Used trails & approaches

75% Took the old Bear Mountain Trail up.

25% Tried to take the trail over to Odakota Mountain with the ide of going down that way, but too many unmarked trail junctions forced us to go back the way we came up.


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7,165 ft / 2,184 m


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South Dakota, United States

Summited by

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  • scott
  • snodough
  • david
  • asamartin
  • howland.david
  • StoneMan
  • dennytron
  • ElectroSpecter
  • atwoheadedcat
  • mscofthewoo
  • seeker013
  • SteveG

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