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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Annette Oeser's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (24 out of 46, or 52.17%)

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 Northeast1060Western Carolina Piedmont912001-12-29
2.NewberryLittle Mountain815Western Carolina Piedmont3102001-12-29
2.HorryHorry County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont332001-12-29
5.CharlestonCharleston County High Point85Western Carolina Piedmont102001-12-30
6.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont2572003-04-12
6.McCormickMcCormick County High Point625Western Carolina Piedmont1602003-04-12
8.HamptonHampton County High Point155Western Carolina Piedmont102003-04-14
9.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point430Western Carolina Piedmont122003-04-16
10.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest5542004-07-03
11.SpartanburgBird Mountain1516South NC Blue Ridge Crest3162005-12-29
11.ChesterChester County High Point735Western Carolina Piedmont1012005-12-29
11.RichlandRichland County High Point575Western Carolina Piedmont902005-12-29
14.ClarendonClarendon County High Point203Eastern Carolina Piedmont312006-01-01
15.KershawKershaw County High Point625Eastern Carolina Piedmont1602010-07-28
15.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1250Western Carolina Piedmont3352010-07-28
17.FlorenceFlorence County High Point168Eastern Carolina Piedmont162010-07-31
18.YorkHenry Knob1130Western Carolina Piedmont3002011-10-08
18.LancasterLancaster County High Point745Eastern Carolina Piedmont1102011-10-08
20.LaurensBig Knob951Western Carolina Piedmont1692011-10-11
21.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont1302017-03-18
21.SumterSumter County High Point435Eastern Carolina Piedmont102017-03-18
21.FairfieldFairfield County High Point655Western Carolina Piedmont1802017-03-18
24.MarionMarion County High Point128Eastern Carolina Piedmont62018-03-24
 ColletonColleton County High Point138Western Carolina Piedmont8 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont4 
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point78Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont33 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point48Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point48Western Carolina Piedmont48 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont19 
 JasperJasper County High Point108Western Carolina Piedmont6 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont0 
 AikenAiken County High Point645Western Carolina Piedmont10 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point455Eastern Carolina Piedmont60 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point449Western Carolina Piedmont51 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark445Eastern Carolina Piedmont140 
 DillonDillon County High Point183Eastern Carolina Piedmont26 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point395Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point365Eastern Carolina Piedmont150 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point345Western Carolina Piedmont40 
 BambergBamberg County High Point295Western Carolina Piedmont20 
 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 Point676Western Carolina Piedmont41 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest577 

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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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