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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Denis Dean'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 Crest7942003-08-31
2.LaurensBig Knob955Western Carolina Piedmont1732007-08-08
2.AbbevilleParsons Mountain832Western Carolina Piedmont2622007-08-08
2.NewberryLittle Mountain820Western Carolina Piedmont3202007-08-08
2.UnionUnion County High Point795Western Carolina Piedmont1352007-08-08
2.GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point740Western Carolina Piedmont502007-08-08
2.McCormickMcCormick County High Point630Western Carolina Piedmont1702007-08-08
8.RichlandRichland County High Point580Western Carolina Piedmont1002009-07-22
8.ChesterChester County High Point738Western Carolina Piedmont1042009-07-22
8.CherokeeThicketty Mountain1260Western Carolina Piedmont3542009-07-22
8.FairfieldFairfield County High Point660Western Carolina Piedmont1902009-07-22
12.LancasterLancaster County High Point750Eastern Carolina Piedmont1202009-07-24
12.KershawKershaw County High Point630Eastern Carolina Piedmont1702009-07-24
14.CharlestonCharleston County High Point90Western Carolina Piedmont202010-02-24
15.ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point725Eastern Carolina Piedmont1952015-11-06
15.MarlboroMarlboro County High Point370Eastern Carolina Piedmont1602015-11-06
17.OconeeFork Mountain3294South NC Blue Ridge Crest5742016-05-15
17.SpartanburgBird Mountain1535South NC Blue Ridge Crest3542016-05-15
17.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast1063Western Carolina Piedmont942016-05-15
20.YorkHenry Knob1140Western Carolina Piedmont3202016-05-16
21.GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain3357South NC Blue Ridge Crest5972017-06-23
22.LeeSpring Hill Benchmark450Eastern Carolina Piedmont1502018-04-13
22.SumterSumter County High Point440Eastern Carolina Piedmont202018-04-13
22.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point96Eastern Carolina Piedmont02018-04-13
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point80Eastern Carolina Piedmont  
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont38 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont  
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point50Western Carolina Piedmont50 
 OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point433Western Carolina Piedmont15 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point400Western Carolina Piedmont40 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point460Eastern Carolina Piedmont70 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point453Western Carolina Piedmont55 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point350Western Carolina Piedmont50 
 BambergBamberg County High Point300Western Carolina Piedmont30 
 ClarendonClarendon County High Point205Eastern Carolina Piedmont33 
 DillonDillon County High Point185Eastern Carolina Piedmont28 
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point170Eastern Carolina Piedmont18 
 HamptonHampton County High Point160Western Carolina Piedmont20 
 ColletonColleton County High Point141Western Carolina Piedmont11 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point128Western Carolina Piedmont5 
 MarionMarion County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont8 
 HorryHorry County High Point130Eastern Carolina Piedmont38 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point106Western Carolina Piedmont19 
 JasperJasper County High Point110Western Carolina Piedmont8 
 AikenAiken County High Point650Western Carolina Piedmont20 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point690Western Carolina Piedmont180 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point678Western Carolina Piedmont28 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point679Western Carolina Piedmont49 

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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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