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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Dennis Poulin's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 46, or 2.17%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain1083South NC Blue Ridge Crest2362012-05-17 e
2.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain1023South NC Blue Ridge Crest176 
3.OconeeFork Mountain1004South NC Blue Ridge Crest169 
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain462South NC Blue Ridge Crest96 
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain381Western Carolina Piedmont102 
6.YorkHenry Knob344Western Carolina Piedmont91 
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast323Western Carolina Piedmont28 
8.LaurensBig Knob290Western Carolina Piedmont52 
9.AbbevilleParsons Mountain254Western Carolina Piedmont78 
10.NewberryLittle Mountain248Western Carolina Piedmont94 
11.UnionUnion County High Point242Western Carolina Piedmont40 
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point227Eastern Carolina Piedmont34 
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point224Western Carolina Piedmont12 
13.ChesterChester County High Point224Western Carolina Piedmont31 
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point221Eastern Carolina Piedmont58 
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point209Western Carolina Piedmont52 
17.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont7 
18.LexingtonLexington County High Point206Western Carolina Piedmont12 
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point200Western Carolina Piedmont55 
20.AikenAiken County High Point197Western Carolina Piedmont3 
21.KershawKershaw County High Point191Eastern Carolina Piedmont49 
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point191Western Carolina Piedmont49 
23.RichlandRichland County High Point175Western Carolina Piedmont27 
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point139Eastern Carolina Piedmont18 
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point137Western Carolina Piedmont16 
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark136Eastern Carolina Piedmont43 
27.SumterSumter County High Point133Eastern Carolina Piedmont3 
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point131Western Carolina Piedmont4 
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point120Western Carolina Piedmont9 
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point111Eastern Carolina Piedmont46 
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point105Western Carolina Piedmont12 
32.BambergBamberg County High Point90Western Carolina Piedmont6 
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point62Eastern Carolina Piedmont9 
34.DillonDillon County High Point56Eastern Carolina Piedmont8 
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point51Eastern Carolina Piedmont5 
36.HamptonHampton County High Point47Western Carolina Piedmont3 
37.ColletonColleton County High Point42Western Carolina Piedmont2 
38.DorchesterDorchester County High Point39Western Carolina Piedmont1 
38.MarionMarion County High Point39Eastern Carolina Piedmont2 
40.HorryHorry County High Point38Eastern Carolina Piedmont10 
41.JasperJasper County High Point33Western Carolina Piedmont2 
42.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont6 
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point29Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point26Western Carolina Piedmont3 
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point24Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
46.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont10 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point15Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point15Western Carolina Piedmont15 

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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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