Thunderbolt Peak

Thunderbolt Peak is a 14,003 ft / 4,268 m mountain peak in the Sierra Nevada Range in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 16th highest mountain in California and the 104th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Starlight Peak, North Palisade, Polemonium Peak, Mount Winchell, Mount Sill, and Mount Gayley. Thunderbolt Peak belongs to the California Fourteeners, and the California Sierra Peaks peak lists. See the Thunderbolt Peak map, 3D fly around, and the Thunderbolt Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Thunderbolt Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by chrissandersdesign

3 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 5, 2010. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing route and hiking trail to the summit is Southwest Chute No. 1.

Others who’ve claimed Thunderbolt Peak

  • chrissandersdesign
  • mrjamcgann

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% Southwest Chute No. 1


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SNAPSHOTedit info


14,003 ft / 4,268 m


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Height Rank Range

Sierra Nevada


California, United States

Claimed by

  • chrissandersdesign
  • mrjamcgann
  • Yosemike

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