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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Charles Zerphey's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (46 out of 46, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest7547371996-03-15
2.MarionMarion County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont3132007-11-18
3.HorryHorry County High Point120Eastern Carolina Piedmont28102011-11-06
3.DillonDillon County High Point180Eastern Carolina Piedmont2382011-11-06
5.DarlingtonDarlington County High Point450Eastern Carolina Piedmont5072013-11-10
6.GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point75Eastern Carolina Piedmont 52013-11-11
6.BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont1962013-11-11
6.CharlestonCharleston County High Point80Western Carolina Piedmont0142013-11-11
9.ClarendonClarendon County High Point200Eastern Carolina Piedmont28112013-11-12
9.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark440Eastern Carolina Piedmont13092013-11-12
9.FlorenceFlorence County High Point165Eastern Carolina Piedmont13132013-11-12
9.SumterSumter County High Point430Eastern Carolina Piedmont0152013-11-12
13.JasperJasper County High Point105Western Carolina Piedmont352013-11-14
13.BeaufortBeaufort County High Point40Western Carolina Piedmont28122013-11-14
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont333 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont451 
15.CalhounCalhoun County High Point443Western Carolina Piedmont4572013-11-15
15.AllendaleAllendale County High Point340Western Carolina Piedmont3072013-11-15
15.BambergBamberg County High Point290Western Carolina Piedmont1082013-11-15
15.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point423Western Carolina Piedmont5122013-11-15
19.SpartanburgBird Mountain1496South NC Blue Ridge Crest276422014-07-22
19.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest557202014-07-22
19.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1240Western Carolina Piedmont315442014-07-22
22.AikenAiken County High Point640Western Carolina Piedmont092014-10-14
23.YorkHenry Knob1120Western Carolina Piedmont280262014-10-17
23.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont185142014-10-17
23.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point360Eastern Carolina Piedmont140102014-10-17
26.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point730Western Carolina Piedmont3092014-10-18
26.ChesterChester County High Point728Western Carolina Piedmont94222014-10-18
26.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1053Western Carolina Piedmont84272014-10-18
26.LaurensBig Knob945Western Carolina Piedmont163272014-10-18
26.NewberryLittle Mountain810Western Carolina Piedmont300432014-10-18
26.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont125222014-10-18
32.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont252232014-10-19
32.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest534222014-10-19
32.McCormickMcCormick County High Point620Western Carolina Piedmont150192014-10-19
35.LexingtonLexington County High Point669Western Carolina Piedmont2982014-10-20
35.EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont1872014-10-20
35.BarnwellBarnwell County High Point390Western Carolina Piedmont2082014-10-20
35.SaludaSaluda County High Point680Western Carolina Piedmont16082014-10-20
39.RichlandRichland County High Point570Western Carolina Piedmont80212014-10-21
39.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont092014-10-21
39.ColletonColleton County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont5102014-10-21
39.DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont282014-10-21
39.FairfieldFairfield County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont170172014-10-21
39.HamptonHampton County High Point150Western Carolina Piedmont082014-10-21
45.KershawKershaw County High Point620Eastern Carolina Piedmont150172014-10-22
45.LancasterLancaster County High Point740Eastern Carolina Piedmont100162014-10-22

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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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