Always on September 11th. Flight of silence begins at 6:46 a.m. Read more here.

Free, but you must sign the waiver to climb. Sign-in begins at 6:00 a.m. at the foot of the Battle Mountain Grand Staircase, between Red Rock River Resort and the Evans Hotel

Challenge yourself to get strong in body, mind and spirit...because strong people build a strong country.

Benfiting ChallengeHS. Help us support active events in and around Hot Springs and restore our historic staircases.

We are proud to be under the fiscal sponsorship of the Black Hills Area Community Foundation.

Thanks sponsors, volunteers & stair-climbers. Through your generosity of effort, time & dollars, Stars, Stripes & Steps 2018 raised $4,724.78 for the Hot Springs Boys & Girls Club!  

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​​courage • honor • strength.

When we are strong individuals, our country is strengthened. When we are honorable, we demand honor from our leaders. When we are courageous, we bring courage to the nation.


Climb Hot Springs, third Saturday in September: a seven mile stair-climbing race, benefiting Hot Springs Rotary!

​Supporting active events in and around Hot Springs, South Dakota