Sassafras Mountain

Sassafras Mountain is the highest point in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is located in the northwest part of the state, along the North Carolina state line, and offers good views of North Carolina's higher Blue Ridge Mountains.

Elevation (feet): 3,560
Elevation (meters): 1,085
Continent: North America
Country: United States
State: South Carolina
Latitude: 35.065146
Longitude: -82.777349
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Sassafras Mountain.

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  • Log #22423 - by Steve Gruhn on Oct 08, 2013
    Solo walk from parking area.
  • Log #22419 - by Caj E Svensson on Oct 08, 2013
    A summer trip around 4th of July to visit my brother in Augusta and to bag four highpoints in the area. We saw a bear and its two cubs driving down from the top. South Carolina is our 6th State...
  • Log #22099 - by Beth Shelton on Nov 20, 2010
    We parked in the gravel lot at a sign marked Foothills Trail, then hiked the short paved path to the summit. This was our 8th