With only nine posted routes and variations, South Dakota has not seen a lot of FKT activity to date. Women have claimed FKTs on five of those routes, leaving four yet to be posted (44.4%).
In 2022, women posted two FKTs of the eight total (25%) – men claimed the other six (75%).
If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google.
|Route Name||Distance in miles||Elevation Gain||Posted Women's FKT?||Best Women's Time|
|Custer Peak: Ascent Only||4.2||1050||No|
|Castle/Medicine Root Lollipop||6.7||195||Yes||1h 3m 50s|
|Black Elk Peak: Car to Car||6.8||1472||Yes||1h 0m12s|
|Black Elk Peak: Loop||7.0||1453||No|
|Custer Peak: Up & Down||8.4||1050||Yes||1h 20m23s|
|Sage Creek Wilderness Area Loop (Badlands NP)||22.0||1300||Yes||5h 27m 40s|
|Centennial Trail||125.0||20000||Yes||1d 9h13m 13s|
|Run Across South Dakota||430.0||9910||No|