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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Annette Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (23 out of 46, or 50%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest7541992-10-25
2.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1053Western Carolina Piedmont842001-12-29
2.NewberryLittle Mountain810Western Carolina Piedmont3002001-12-29
2.HorryHorry County High Point120Eastern Carolina Piedmont282001-12-29
5.CharlestonCharleston County High Point80Western Carolina Piedmont02001-12-30
6.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont2522003-04-12
6.McCormickMcCormick County High Point620Western Carolina Piedmont1502003-04-12
8.HamptonHampton County High Point150Western Carolina Piedmont02003-04-14
9.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point423Western Carolina Piedmont52003-04-16
10.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest5342004-07-03
11.SpartanburgBird Mountain1496South NC Blue Ridge Crest2762005-12-29
11.ChesterChester County High Point728Western Carolina Piedmont942005-12-29
11.RichlandRichland County High Point570Western Carolina Piedmont802005-12-29
14.ClarendonClarendon County High Point200Eastern Carolina Piedmont282006-01-01
15.KershawKershaw County High Point620Eastern Carolina Piedmont1502010-07-28
15.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1240Western Carolina Piedmont3152010-07-28
17.FlorenceFlorence County High Point165Eastern Carolina Piedmont132010-07-31
18.YorkHenry Knob1120Western Carolina Piedmont2802011-10-08
18.LancasterLancaster County High Point740Eastern Carolina Piedmont1002011-10-08
20.LaurensBig Knob945Western Carolina Piedmont1632011-10-11
21.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont1252017-03-18
21.SumterSumter County High Point430Eastern Carolina Piedmont02017-03-18
21.FairfieldFairfield County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont1702017-03-18
 AikenAiken County High Point640Western Carolina Piedmont0 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point450Eastern Carolina Piedmont50 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point443Western Carolina Piedmont45 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark440Eastern Carolina Piedmont130 
 DillonDillon County High Point180Eastern Carolina Piedmont23 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point390Western Carolina Piedmont20 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point360Eastern Carolina Piedmont140 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point340Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 BambergBamberg County High Point290Western Carolina Piedmont10 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point730Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont185 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point680Western Carolina Piedmont160 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont18 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point669Western Carolina Piedmont29 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest557 
 ColletonColleton County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont5 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont2 
 MarionMarion County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont3 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont19 
 JasperJasper County High Point105Western Carolina Piedmont3 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point75Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point40Western Carolina Piedmont28 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont45 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in South Carolina, you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1994 by Carl Mills and Andy Martin, reviewed by Fred Lobdell.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points on this list provided by Michael Schwartz via the web site, and manually verified.


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