Extra caution urged this year on the Harney Peak trails

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Seth Tupper

Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.


  1. John
    John 21 June, 2011, 18:06

    I did the Harney Peak hike with my wife and kids two years ago. We didn’t know about it until we heard somebody mention it while we were in South Dakota vacationing. Absolutely loved it. It’s just a great way to spend a day. If you want to see some amazing views of South Dakota this is one way to do it. We are definitely planning a trip up there sometime again soon and this will be on our agenda.

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