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mbjakuszHP #18  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2015

mbjakusz

This was our 18th Highpoint and the last Highpoint on our trip of six. We had a good week of hiking and driving through Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. We made her just before sunset in a little bit of a rain. The new parking area has a nice overlook.
Posted Sep 12, 2016 3:19 pm

larvitarLarvitour Stop #8  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2016

larvitar

Hiked up the 2.5-mile trail from the Chimneytop Gap parking lot. Hard to believe this place is only a hundred miles from the Smokies; Clingman's Dome was covered in snow that same morning, but it felt like summer here. The cleared area at the summit was nothing short of beautiful, with a 360-degree view for miles around.
Posted Jun 8, 2016 10:49 am

jakegarberSC Highpoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2013
Family highpoint, nice day
Posted May 9, 2016 8:53 pm

joseyinnetState HP #33  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2016

joseyinnet

Nice views, but there was a lot of work being done on the summit area which kind of left a bad impression. The roads around the high point were really pleasant driving around dusk.
Posted Apr 22, 2016 10:31 pm

xDoogiex#27  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2016

xDoogiex

Didn't expect the summit to have been cleared of trees. I got up there right at dusk. Nice views and happy to be there before they built a tower
Posted Mar 16, 2016 4:04 am

funnyfarmUnexpected Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 17, 2016

funnyfarm

I expected a drive up since there are no trails. But a mile and a half from the top there was a large tree fallen across the road trapping cars on both sides. So, I decided to walk the rest of the way. Surprisingly steep road. Good views at top but the area itself is not very pretty. 18th HP.
Posted Feb 26, 2016 10:54 am

siekkidHP #28  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2015

siekkid

This was my 8th HP of 2015, and our dogs' 1st ever HP! Kate reached double digits with this being her 10th HP. Great views from the summit, and it was a pretty drive to get there.
Posted Jan 5, 2016 9:17 am

whatdoIknowwith my 8 years old  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2015

whatdoIknow

SHP #2 for her
Posted Aug 28, 2015 12:28 pm

JRaphaelsonBoring  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2015

JRaphaelson

Took the parking lot route. But we wanted to get other high points that day anyway. Got some great undercast though.
Posted Mar 8, 2015 11:59 pm

Adam Doc FoxSouthern Six Pack Winter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 27, 2014

Adam Doc Fox

Summit #3 of 6 (TN, GA, SC, NC, VA & KY) that we ended up completing with a total time of:
36 hours, 52 minutes and 30 seconds.
Posted Jan 1, 2015 3:45 pm

punchlineHighpoint #24  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 19, 2014

punchline

Two days stuck in the area for a work project. Took the drive up to the parking lot and the grueling 100 yard walk to the top. Foggy and just a big area w/cleared trees - saw nothing. As noted before there are plans to enhance but right now there is a bench and a plaque.Would be a beautiful drive in the spring I am sure.
Posted Dec 27, 2014 12:17 pm

Bajumbug2nd HighPoint of the day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2012

Bajumbug

On my way back from Brasstown Bald in Georgia to home in Greeneville SC, I passed the road to this High Point. Though it was dark by the time I got there, it was only a couple hundred yards from the parking lot so I went and took a selfie. 3rd State High Point!
Posted Oct 19, 2014 11:41 pm

thundercloud#26  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2014

thundercloud

Mountaintop seems to have been recently cleared, with future plans for a lookout tower of some sort. There are now good views to be had in all directions. Nice monument plaque from the Highpointers club. I'll add a photo or two.
Posted Sep 1, 2014 8:11 pm

Tie-Dye Mike#13 (I think anyway)  Sucess!

Tie-Dye Mike

Took some 'virgin' climber's with me to the top of this hill. Can drive most of the way up and walk about 500 yards to the top which has a bench which has been donated by the highpointers (www.highpointers.org).
Posted May 26, 2014 12:42 pm

IdahoScottHighpoint #15  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 5, 2004

IdahoScott

Grabbed this highpoint on the same day as Georgia, while on a temporary project assignment in the Southeast.
Posted Apr 7, 2014 6:28 pm

Corona#7  Sucess!
Not the best view in SC but it was a nice drive through a part of country I've never visited.
Posted Feb 12, 2014 8:31 pm

WoodswalkerSassafras Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2006

Woodswalker

South Carolina highpoint.
Posted Dec 7, 2013 7:15 am

triviastevecoming back from vacation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2013
After a week at the beach, it was time for more high pointing on my way back home. Got here early in the morning, and did the short little walk to the top. I had been here several times before, but had to do it again to document it.
Posted Nov 15, 2013 11:00 am

Vic HansonNice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2013

Vic Hanson

Hiked from Hwy 178, at the bridge, crossed the road at Chimneytop Gap, and on to the summit. It is a beautiful trail with 2671' of gain RT to the summit from the parking lot above the Hwy.
Posted Nov 5, 2013 3:37 pm

Judd97State Highpoint #17  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2013

Judd97

Foggy summit, but had fun walking around on the top!
Posted Feb 25, 2013 10:41 am

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