Elevation: 8,654 ft
Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 117 of the book. Updated January 2020
Thunderbolt is a granite-encrusted summit that defines Idaho Batholith terrain. There is a fire lookout on its summit. Dave Pahlas has a nice trip report covering a Winter ascent of the peak. USGS Warm Lake
Thunderbolt Mountain as viewed from the east.
The trail up the peak from Johnson Creek starts in a meadow with nice views of the granite-encrusted terrain ahead.
A view of the Thunderbolt Mountain from the trail to its south.
This granite dome is seen as you approach the summit of Thunderbolt Mountain.
A closer view of the lookout from the trail.
A section of the large summit area of Thunderbolt Mountain.
Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains
Longitude: -115.6398 Latitude: 44.7327
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