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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Ryan Courtney's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 46, or 10.87%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft
AscentsAscent Date
1.PickensSassafras Mountain3554South NC Blue Ridge Crest7747422009-04-25 d
2.SumterSumter County High Point435Eastern Carolina Piedmont10162014-11-20 b
3.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark445Eastern Carolina Piedmont140102014-11-20 c
4.KershawKershaw County High Point625Eastern Carolina Piedmont160182014-11-20 d
5.OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point430Western Carolina Piedmont12132014-11-20 e
 RichlandRichland County High Point575Western Carolina Piedmont9022 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point685Western Carolina Piedmont1708 
 UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont13023 
 WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont010 
 ColletonColleton County High Point138Western Carolina Piedmont810 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont48 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point745Eastern Carolina Piedmont11017 
 SpartanburgBird Mountain1516South NC Blue Ridge Crest31643 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest57721 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point676Western Carolina Piedmont419 
 MarionMarion County High Point128Eastern Carolina Piedmont614 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point365Eastern Carolina Piedmont15011 
 McCormickMcCormick County High Point625Western Carolina Piedmont16020 
 OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest55425 
 YorkHenry Knob1130Western Carolina Piedmont30027 
 CherokeeThicketty Mountain1250Western Carolina Piedmont33545 
 AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1060Western Carolina Piedmont9128 
 LaurensBig Knob951Western Carolina Piedmont16928 
 NewberryLittle Mountain815Western Carolina Piedmont31044 
 AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont25724 
 AikenAiken County High Point645Western Carolina Piedmont109 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point345Western Carolina Piedmont408 
 BambergBamberg County High Point295Western Carolina Piedmont208 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point395Western Carolina Piedmont308 
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point45Western Carolina Piedmont3312 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point48Western Carolina Piedmont363 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point48Western Carolina Piedmont481 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont197 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point449Western Carolina Piedmont518 
 CharlestonCharleston County High Point85Western Carolina Piedmont1014 
 ChesterChester County High Point735Western Carolina Piedmont10123 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont19015 
 ClarendonClarendon County High Point203Eastern Carolina Piedmont3112 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point455Eastern Carolina Piedmont608 
 DillonDillon County High Point183Eastern Carolina Piedmont269 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont238 
 FairfieldFairfield County High Point655Western Carolina Piedmont18018 
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point168Eastern Carolina Piedmont1614 
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point78Eastern Carolina Piedmont 6 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point735Western Carolina Piedmont4010 
 HamptonHampton County High Point155Western Carolina Piedmont109 
 HorryHorry County High Point125Eastern Carolina Piedmont3311 
 JasperJasper County High Point108Western Carolina Piedmont65 

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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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