Thompson Peak

Elevation: 10,760 ft
Prominence: 2,451

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.

One of the many moods of Thompson Peak. Basil Service Photo

Thompson Peak with the south couloir route in red. John Platt Photo

Thompson Peak with the South Couloir Route in red. John Platt Photo

Southwest face of Thompson Peak.

The Southwest Face of Thompson Peak.

Thompson from the lower slopes of Merritt Peak.

Thompson Peak as viewed from the lower slopes of Merritt Peak.

Thompson Peak (right) and Carter (left) from Williams Peak.

Thompson Peak (left) and Carter (right) as viewed from Williams Peak.

The last few feet to the summit on the standard route involve a bit of Class 3 climbing,.

The last few feet to the summit on the standard route requires a bit of Class 3 climbing.

 

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Sawtooth Range

Year Climbed: 1991

Longitude: -115.010013   Latitude: 44.141534

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