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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-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
4.SpartanburgBird Mountain1516South NC Blue Ridge Crest3162004-05-08
2.GreenvilleColdbranch MountainNullSouth NC Blue Ridge CrestNull2014-07-22
1.PickensSassafras MountainNullSouth NC Blue Ridge CrestNull1991-11-02
3.OconeeFork MountainNullSouth NC Blue Ridge CrestNull 
6.YorkHenry Knob1130Western Carolina Piedmont300 
5.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1250Western Carolina Piedmont335Unknown
7.AndersonAnderson County High Point--Fairview Church Northeast1060Western Carolina PiedmontNullUnknown
8.LaurensBig Knob951Western Carolina PiedmontNullUnknown
10.NewberryLittle Mountain815Western Carolina Piedmont310 
9.AbbevilleParsons MountainNullWestern Carolina PiedmontNullUnknown
20.AikenAiken County High Point645Western Carolina Piedmont10 
31.AllendaleAllendale County High Point345Western Carolina Piedmont40 
32.BambergBamberg County High Point295Western Carolina Piedmont20 
29.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point395Western Carolina Piedmont30 
46.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point45Western Carolina PiedmontNull 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point48Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point48Western Carolina PiedmontNull 
42.BerkeleyBerkeley County High PointNullWestern Carolina PiedmontNull 
25.CalhounCalhoun County High Point449Western Carolina PiedmontNull 
44.CharlestonCharleston County High Point85Western Carolina Piedmont10 
14.ChesterChester County High Point735Western Carolina PiedmontNullUnknown
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High PointNullEastern Carolina PiedmontNull 
33.ClarendonClarendon County High Point203Eastern Carolina PiedmontNull 
24.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point455Eastern Carolina Piedmont60 
34.DillonDillon County High Point183Eastern Carolina PiedmontNull 
17.EdgefieldEdgefield County High PointNullWestern Carolina PiedmontNull 
19.FairfieldFairfield County High Point655Western Carolina Piedmont180 
35.FlorenceFlorence County High Point168Eastern Carolina PiedmontNull 
45.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point78Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
13.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point735Western Carolina Piedmont40 
36.HamptonHampton County High Point155Western Carolina Piedmont10 
40.HorryHorry County High Point125Eastern Carolina PiedmontNull 
41.JasperJasper County High Point108Western Carolina PiedmontNull 
21.KershawKershaw County High Point625Eastern Carolina Piedmont160 
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point745Eastern Carolina Piedmont110 
26.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark445Eastern Carolina Piedmont140 
18.LexingtonLexington County High Point676Western Carolina Piedmont41 
39.MarionMarion County High Point128Eastern Carolina PiedmontNull 
30.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point365Eastern Carolina Piedmont150 
21.McCormickMcCormick County High Point625Western Carolina Piedmont160 
28.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point430Western Carolina PiedmontNull 
23.RichlandRichland County High Point575Western Carolina Piedmont90 
16.SaludaSaluda County High Point685Western Carolina Piedmont170 
27.SumterSumter County High Point435Eastern Carolina Piedmont10 
11.UnionUnion County High PointNullWestern Carolina PiedmontNull 
43.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High PointNullEastern Carolina PiedmontNull 
37.ColletonColleton County High Point138Western Carolina PiedmontNull 
38.DorchesterDorchester County High PointNullWestern Carolina PiedmontNull 

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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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