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South Carolina County High Points

Showing Ken Oeser's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (12 out of 46, or 26.09%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5) Prom-M AscentsAscent Date
1.NewberryLittle Mountain247Western Carolina Piedmont91452001-12-29
1.AndersonAnderson County High Point-Fairview Church Northeast321Western Carolina Piedmont26292001-12-29
1.HorryHorry County High Point37Eastern Carolina Piedmont9112001-12-29
4.CharlestonCharleston County High Point24Western Carolina Piedmont0142001-12-30
5.ChesterChester County High Point222Western Carolina Piedmont29232005-12-29
5.SpartanburgBird Mountain456South NC Blue Ridge Crest84432005-12-29
5.RichlandRichland County High Point174Western Carolina Piedmont24222005-12-29
8.ClarendonClarendon County High Point61Eastern Carolina Piedmont9122006-01-01
9.FairfieldFairfield County High Point198Western Carolina Piedmont52182017-03-18
9.SumterSumter County High Point131Eastern Carolina Piedmont0162017-03-18
9.UnionUnion County High Point242Western Carolina Piedmont38232017-03-18
12.WilliamsburgWilliamsburg County High Point29Eastern Carolina Piedmont0102017-03-19
 ColletonColleton County High Point41Western Carolina Piedmont113 
 DorchesterDorchester County High Point39Western Carolina Piedmont18 
 SaludaSaluda County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont498 
 FlorenceFlorence County High Point50Eastern Carolina Piedmont414 
 GeorgetownGeorgetown County High Point23Eastern Carolina Piedmont 6 
 GreenwoodGreenwood County High Point223Western Carolina Piedmont910 
 HamptonHampton County High Point46Western Carolina Piedmont09 
 DarlingtonDarlington County High Point137Eastern Carolina Piedmont158 
 DillonDillon County High Point55Eastern Carolina Piedmont79 
 EdgefieldEdgefield County High Point207Western Carolina Piedmont58 
 JasperJasper County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont17 
 KershawKershaw County High Point189Eastern Carolina Piedmont4618 
 LancasterLancaster County High Point226Eastern Carolina Piedmont3017 
 LeeSpring Hill Benchmark134Eastern Carolina Piedmont4010 
 LexingtonLexington County High Point204Western Carolina Piedmont99 
 MarionMarion County High Point38Eastern Carolina Piedmont114 
 MarlboroMarlboro County High Point110Eastern Carolina Piedmont4311 
 McCormickMcCormick County High Point189Western Carolina Piedmont4620 
 OrangeburgOrangeburg County High Point129Western Carolina Piedmont213 
 GreenvilleColdbranch Mountain1023South NC Blue Ridge Crest17021 
 PickensSassafras Mountain1083South NC Blue Ridge Crest230753 
 OconeeFork Mountain1004South NC Blue Ridge Crest16325 
 YorkHenry Knob341Western Carolina Piedmont8527 
 CherokeeThicketty Mountain378Western Carolina Piedmont9646 
 ChesterfieldChesterfield County High Point221Eastern Carolina Piedmont5615 
 LaurensBig Knob288Western Carolina Piedmont5029 
 AbbevilleParsons Mountain254Western Carolina Piedmont7725 
 AikenAiken County High Point195Western Carolina Piedmont09 
 AllendaleAllendale County High Point104Western Carolina Piedmont98 
 BambergBamberg County High Point88Western Carolina Piedmont38 
 BarnwellBarnwell County High Point119Western Carolina Piedmont68 
 BeaufortBeaufort County High Point12Western Carolina Piedmont913 
 Beaufort or North Beaufort County High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont103 
 Beaufort or Port Royal Island High Point14Western Carolina Piedmont141 
 BerkeleyBerkeley County High Point32Western Carolina Piedmont67 
 CalhounCalhoun County High Point135Western Carolina Piedmont148 

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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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