Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 310 of the book.
Nicholson Peak is the most impressive Lemhi peak between Diamond Peak and Saddle Mountain when viewed from the Little Lost River Valley. This peak sits just north of Peak 10965. I recommend climbing them both on the same day. USGS Fallert Springs
Nicholson Peak (on the left) and Peak 10965 as viewed from the Lemhi Valley.
Climbing out of Fowler Springs to approach Nicholson Peak.
As the ridge narrows, you encounter several obstacles that require Class 3 climbing or a descent down to easier terrain.
The crux of the Southwest Ridge Approach.
The upper section of Southwest Ridge of Nicholson Peak.
The summit block of Nicholson Peak.
Peak 10695 as viewed from the Southwest Ridge of Nicholson Peak.
Climbing the final slope to the summit of Nicholson Peak.
Nicholson Peak as viewed from Sunny Bar Peak.
Peak 10965 (left) and Nicholson Peak (right) as viewed from The Riddler.
Nicholson Peak as viewed from Bunting Canyon. Larry Prescott Photo