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South Carolina County High Points

Showing John Mitchler's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 46, or 8.7%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.NewberryLittle Mountain810Western Carolina Piedmont300Unknown
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest754Unknown
1.LaurensBig Knob945Western Carolina Piedmont163Unknown
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain1496South NC Blue Ridge Crest2761998
 CherokeeThicketty Mountain1240Western Carolina Piedmont315 
 YorkHenry Knob1120Western Carolina Piedmont280 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast1053Western Carolina Piedmont84 
 AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont252 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest557 
 OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest534 
 UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont125 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point740Eastern Carolina Piedmont100 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point730Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 ChesterChester County High Point728Western Carolina Piedmont94 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont185 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point680Western Carolina Piedmont160 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont18 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point669Western Carolina Piedmont29 
 FairfieldFairfield County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont170 
 AikenAiken County High Point640Western Carolina Piedmont  
 KershawKershaw County High Point620Eastern Carolina Piedmont150 
 McCormickMcCormick County High Point620Western Carolina Piedmont150 
 RichlandRichland County High Point570Western Carolina Piedmont80 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point450Eastern Carolina Piedmont50 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point443Western Carolina Piedmont45 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark440Eastern Carolina Piedmont130 
 SumterSumter County High Point430Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
 OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point423Western Carolina Piedmont5 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point390Western Carolina Piedmont20 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point360Eastern Carolina Piedmont140 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point340Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 BambergBamberg County High Point290Western Carolina Piedmont10 
 ClarendonClarendon County High Point200Eastern Carolina Piedmont28 
 DillonDillon County High Point180Eastern Carolina Piedmont23 
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point165Eastern Carolina Piedmont13 
 HamptonHampton County High Point150Western Carolina Piedmont  
 ColletonColleton County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont5 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont2 
 MarionMarion County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont3 
 HorryHorry County High Point120Eastern Carolina Piedmont28 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont19 
 JasperJasper County High Point105Western Carolina Piedmont3 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 CharlestonCharleston County High Point80Western Carolina Piedmont  
 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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