Climbing and access information for this peak is on Pages 161-162 of the book.
Thompson Peak is the highest Sawtooth Range peak. It is usually climbed via a challenging Class 3 scramble up the South Couloir. The book also details but a number of challenging but seldom repeated technical lines for rock climbers. USGS Stanley Lake
One of the many moods of Thompson Peak. Basil Service Photo
Thompson Peak with the South Couloir Route in red. John Platt Photo
The Southwest Face of Thompson Peak.
Thompson Peak as viewed from the lower slopes of Merritt Peak.
Thompson Peak (left) and Carter (right) as viewed from Williams Peak.
The last few feet to the summit on the standard route requires a bit of Class 3 climbing.