Elevation: 8,652 ft
Climbing and access information for this peak is found on page 117. Published 2015
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.
Thunderbolt from the east.
The trail up the peak from Johnson Creek starts in a meadow with nice views of the granite encrusted terrain ahead.
This is a view of the peak just south of Thunderbolt from the trail.
This granite dome is viewed as you approach the summit.
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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