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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Roy Wallen's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 46, or 17.39%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain1083South NC Blue Ridge Crest2301991-11-02
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain1023South NC Blue Ridge Crest 2014-07-22
3.OconeeFork Mountain1004South NC Blue Ridge Crest  
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain456South NC Blue Ridge Crest842004-05-08
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain378Western Carolina Piedmont96Unknown
6.YorkHenry Knob341Western Carolina Piedmont85 
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast321Western Carolina Piedmont Unknown
8.LaurensBig Knob288Western Carolina Piedmont Unknown
9.AbbevilleParsons Mountain254Western Carolina Piedmont77Unknown
10.NewberryLittle Mountain247Western Carolina Piedmont92 
11.UnionUnion County High Point242Western Carolina Piedmont  
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point226Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point223Western Carolina Piedmont  
14.ChesterChester County High Point222Western Carolina Piedmont Unknown
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point221Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont  
17.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont  
18.LexingtonLexington County High Point204Western Carolina Piedmont  
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point198Western Carolina Piedmont52 
20.AikenAiken County High Point195Western Carolina Piedmont  
21.KershawKershaw County High Point189Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point189Western Carolina Piedmont  
23.RichlandRichland County High Point174Western Carolina Piedmont  
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point137Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont  
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark134Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
27.SumterSumter County High Point131Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point129Western Carolina Piedmont  
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point119Western Carolina Piedmont  
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point110Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point104Western Carolina Piedmont  
32.BambergBamberg County High Point88Western Carolina Piedmont  
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point61Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
34.DillonDillon County High Point55Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point50Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
36.HamptonHampton County High Point46Western Carolina Piedmont  
37.ColletonColleton County High Point41Western Carolina Piedmont  
38.DorchesterDorchester County High Point39Western Carolina Piedmont  
39.MarionMarion County High Point38Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
40.HorryHorry County High Point37Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
41.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont  
42.JasperJasper County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont  
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point29Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point24Western Carolina Piedmont  
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point23Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
46.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point12Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont14 

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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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