Elevation

6,795 ft / 2,071 m

#35 in South Dakota

#20,455 in United States

Summits

6 summits

#32 in South Dakota

#4,658 in United States

Top climbing months

May   37%

August   37%

September  25%

Most climbed route

Custer Peak Trail

Highlights

  • The first tower was built in 1911, and was replaced in the 1930’s, and again in 1941.
  • The peak was named after General George Custer who led the 1874 expedition to the Black Hills.

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