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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Alan Bernier's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 46, or 8.7%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft AscentsAscent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest7547392011-01-07
2.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest534222015-02-16
3.SpartanburgBird Mountain1496South NC Blue Ridge Crest276422015-02-17
3.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1240Western Carolina Piedmont315442015-02-17
 AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1053Western Carolina Piedmont8427 
 LaurensBig Knob945Western Carolina Piedmont16327 
 NewberryLittle Mountain810Western Carolina Piedmont30043 
 AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont25223 
 AikenAiken County High Point640Western Carolina Piedmont09 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point340Western Carolina Piedmont307 
 BambergBamberg County High Point290Western Carolina Piedmont108 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point390Western Carolina Piedmont208 
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point40Western Carolina Piedmont2812 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont333 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont451 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont196 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point443Western Carolina Piedmont457 
 CharlestonCharleston County High Point80Western Carolina Piedmont014 
 ChesterChester County High Point728Western Carolina Piedmont9422 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont18514 
 ClarendonClarendon County High Point200Eastern Carolina Piedmont2811 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point450Eastern Carolina Piedmont507 
 DillonDillon County High Point180Eastern Carolina Piedmont238 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont187 
 FairfieldFairfield County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont17017 
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point165Eastern Carolina Piedmont1313 
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point75Eastern Carolina Piedmont 5 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point730Western Carolina Piedmont309 
 HamptonHampton County High Point150Western Carolina Piedmont08 
 HorryHorry County High Point120Eastern Carolina Piedmont2810 
 JasperJasper County High Point105Western Carolina Piedmont35 
 KershawKershaw County High Point620Eastern Carolina Piedmont15017 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point740Eastern Carolina Piedmont10016 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark440Eastern Carolina Piedmont1309 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point669Western Carolina Piedmont298 
 MarionMarion County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont313 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point360Eastern Carolina Piedmont14010 
 McCormickMcCormick County High Point620Western Carolina Piedmont15019 
 OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point423Western Carolina Piedmont512 
 RichlandRichland County High Point570Western Carolina Piedmont8021 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point680Western Carolina Piedmont1608 
 SumterSumter County High Point430Eastern Carolina Piedmont015 
 UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont12522 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont09 
 ColletonColleton County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont510 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont28 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest55720 
 YorkHenry Knob1120Western Carolina Piedmont28026 

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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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