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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Annette Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (20 out of 46, or 43.48%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest7741992-10-25
2.AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast1058Western Carolina Piedmont892001-12-29
2.NewberryLittle Mountain815Western Carolina Piedmont3102001-12-29
2.HorryHorry County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont332001-12-29
5.CharlestonCharleston County High Point85Western Carolina Piedmont 2001-12-30
6.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont2572003-04-12
6.McCormickMcCormick County High Point625Western Carolina Piedmont1602003-04-12
8.HamptonHampton County High Point155Western Carolina Piedmont 2003-04-14
9.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point428Western Carolina Piedmont102003-04-16
10.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest5542004-07-03
11.SpartanburgBird Mountain1515South NC Blue Ridge Crest3142005-12-29
11.ChesterChester County High Point733Western Carolina Piedmont992005-12-29
11.RichlandRichland County High Point575Western Carolina Piedmont902005-12-29
14.ClarendonClarendon County High Point202Eastern Carolina Piedmont302006-01-01
15.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1250Western Carolina Piedmont3352010-07-28
15.KershawKershaw County High Point625Eastern Carolina Piedmont1602010-07-28
17.FlorenceFlorence County High Point167Eastern Carolina Piedmont152010-07-31
18.YorkHenry Knob1130Western Carolina Piedmont3002011-10-08
18.LancasterLancaster County High Point745Eastern Carolina Piedmont1102011-10-08
20.LaurensBig Knob950Western Carolina Piedmont1682011-10-11
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest577 
 UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont130 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point735Western Carolina Piedmont40 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont190 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point685Western Carolina Piedmont170 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont23 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point674Western Carolina Piedmont39 
 FairfieldFairfield County High Point655Western Carolina Piedmont180 
 AikenAiken County High Point645Western Carolina Piedmont  
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point455Eastern Carolina Piedmont60 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point448Western Carolina Piedmont50 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark445Eastern Carolina Piedmont140 
 SumterSumter County High Point435Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point395Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point365Eastern Carolina Piedmont150 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point345Western Carolina Piedmont40 
 BambergBamberg County High Point295Western Carolina Piedmont20 
 DillonDillon County High Point182Eastern Carolina Piedmont25 
 ColletonColleton County High Point138Western Carolina Piedmont8 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont3 
 MarionMarion County High Point127Eastern Carolina Piedmont5 
 JasperJasper County High Point107Western Carolina Piedmont5 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont19 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point77Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont33 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point47Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point47Western Carolina Piedmont47 

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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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