Rankin Ridge

Rankin Ridge is a 5,013 ft / 1,528 m mountain peak near Hot Springs, South Dakota, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 156th highest mountain in South Dakota and the 25565th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Lookout Point, Twin Sisters Range HP, Elk Mountain, Elk Knob, Cicero Peak, and Point 6261 ft / 1908 m. Rankin Ridge belongs to the U.S. National Park High Points peak list. See the Rankin Ridge map, 3D fly around, and the Rankin Ridge photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Rankin Ridge SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by susanjoypaul

9 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Mar 11, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are nature trail loop, up on road and same.

Others who’ve summited Rankin Ridge

  • susanjoypaul
  • SDadventurer
  • mtngoat

Routes Used trails & approaches

60% nature trail loop

30% up on road

10% same


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5,013 ft / 1,528 m


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South Dakota, United States

Summited by

  • susanjoypaul
  • scoutdawg
  • SDadventurer
  • mtngoat
  • SDpeakbagger
  • grsmguy

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