Peak 8235 (Thatcher Peak)

Elevation: 8,235 ft
Prominence: 552

Peak 8235 (Thatcher Peak). Brett Sergenian Photo

This peak is not in the book.


Peak 8235 is the northern most Sawtooth Range peak. It is located due north of Copper Mountain. USGS Banner Summit

Peak 8235 (Thatcher Peak). Brett Sergenian Photo

Peak 8235 (Thatcher Peak). Brett Sergenian Photo

Access

Access the peak from the point where ID-21 makes a 110 degree turn at the base of the peak’s north ridge.

North Ridge, Class 2

The north ridge is a relatively straight shot to the summit. The only reported ascent was a winter ascent. Read the linked trip reports below for additional details. It is 3.0 miles from the highway to the summit with 2,053 feet of gain.

John Platt’s GPS track for the ascent up Thatcher Peak.

John Platt’s GPS track for the ascent up Thatcher Peak.

Mountain Range: Sawtooth Range

Longitude: -115.18759   Latitude: 44.35859

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