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BIGJONPILGRIMHighpoint #1  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2011
Tax day for a lot of people, but I took the day to climb the highest peak in the state. Took the foothills trail from 178. It was hard to find, but for the others trying to find it. The trailhead is just across the bridge from where Laurel Valley Rd. intersects 178. 9 miles total. Not bad for a fat man.
Posted Apr 17, 2011 10:34 am

islandborn11A bit of a letdown  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010

islandborn11

Not terribly interesting, or well marked, or anything really. A bit of a pain in the neck to get there but I expect that. Some kind of real marker would have been nice. First of three in two days.
Posted Apr 3, 2011 12:07 am

kteichertHP #22  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2010

kteichert

Headed up the deaf school road at 10:30 pm. Parked at the dirt parking lot and hiked up the rest in the complete darkness. All clouds were gone and the stars were brilliant. Found the little USGS stump, snapped a pic and headed to Clemson.
Posted Nov 5, 2010 10:46 am

rlawsonVia Foothills Trail from US178  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

rlawson

2 hrs 45 mins up and down. #9
Posted Aug 15, 2010 6:14 pm

BadgerSummitSeekerHP # 19  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2010

BadgerSummitSeeker

One of the least desirable state high points. No view on the top, no special marker to denote the summit, some trash on the ground and a quadrillion mosquitoes to keep me company. Some nice views on the way in though.
Posted Aug 1, 2010 4:16 pm

sgb02dNice Day

sgb02d

Everything was nice and green. Found the only view near the top where the power lines are.
Posted May 4, 2010 9:59 am

NJTripperJust another high point...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2008

NJTripper

Drive to lot near summit took care of the initial work... but I did hike the summit trail down a couple miles and back (good for 1100 ft elevation).
Posted Apr 15, 2010 10:43 pm

KoonsyDrove as far as I could..  Sucess!

Koonsy

until my car couldn't make it any further because of the snow and ice so I hiked up the last mile or two. Kinda disappointing summit.
Posted Feb 6, 2010 9:02 pm

IHaveArrivedHP #16  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 29, 2009

IHaveArrived

I summited on what must have been the first day of hunting season. On the drive to Sassafras Mt., I must have passed hundreds of hunters lining the roads waiting for the start time.
Posted Jan 20, 2010 3:04 am

jeffh25Ehhh. Part 2  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2009

jeffh25

It's in a really pretty place but... South Carolina and Mississppi are very similar and both could learn a lesson from Florida on turning nothing into something.
Posted Jul 14, 2009 4:28 pm

RedwicBetter Than Woodall Mountain...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 23, 2009

Redwic

This was my first of six State Highpoints reached over Memorial Day weekend. The gate was open. This HP was better than Woodall Mountain (Mississippi HP), but not by much. State Highpoint #33 for me.
Posted May 27, 2009 2:09 am

rangermattQuick!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2009

rangermatt

Not as tough to find as I thought - directions provided on Summitpost were perfect! Pretty dumpy summit, however.
Posted May 14, 2009 5:30 pm

adventurebugAwful Drive  Sucess!
Approached from the north, had an awful time on the tiny winding roads and difficulties even finding the right roads. At least it's off the list!
Posted Mar 25, 2009 6:52 pm

highlandvillagerFoggy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2008

highlandvillager

I hiked the Foothills Trail from the Chimneytop Gap trailhead with one of my dogs while my father drove to the top with my other dog to meet us. I could see the surrounding mountains through the leafless trees on the way up, but it was too foggy at the top to see anything. HP19
Posted Dec 26, 2008 7:52 pm

skinnywhitecomicHP #8  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2008

skinnywhitecomic

Had a little difficulty finding it, but I got it! This ended a trip that involved bagging six highpoints in one weekend!
Posted Sep 1, 2008 4:51 pm

Tbacon251Nice View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2008

Tbacon251

The place was kind of messy. The sign was destroyed. Other than that I was glad I could mark it off my list. No view from the top. It was my 2 yo. daughters first high point (she got Brasstown and Clingmans after this one).
Posted Aug 24, 2008 9:23 pm

eric-grizState HP #33  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2008

eric-griz

Only hiked .3 mile along the Foothills Trail.
Posted Aug 20, 2008 7:12 pm

ChinigoHP #10 - short walk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2003

Chinigo

I (with my wife (Tracy) and son (Alex), then almost 3 yrs old) did this as part of our second family HP trip. Not much of a view!
Posted Aug 19, 2008 1:52 pm

kavakUS 178 Rocky Bottom  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 1985

kavak

I did this with my wife and son while we were on our way to Hilton Head. Very humid and really not much of a view. More interesting to see it from the road side.
Posted Jul 8, 2008 10:13 am

IlafanWorst yet  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2008

Ilafan

Wow. I don't have much to say about this one. Time for some clean up.
Posted Jun 25, 2008 8:20 pm

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