Elevation

5,013 ft / 1,528 m

#209 in South Dakota

#31,791 in United States

Prominence

403 ft / 123 m

#18 in South Dakota

#7,008 in United States

Summits

26 summits

#5 in South Dakota

#1,234 in United States

Top climbing months

August   23%

June   19%

October   11%

Most climbed route

nature trail loop

Highlights

  • The fire tower was erected in 1952.
  • Rankin Ridge is the highpoint of Wind Cave National Park.
8 summits • 1.0 mi • 237 ft gain • 32 min

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