Disappointment Lake Trail

Shaver Lake, California 93634

Disappointment Lake Trail

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"From its beginning among the granite domes of the exotic Courtright Reservoir to its objective, Disappointment Lake, set in the green meadows at the edge of the rocky world of the High Sierra, this is a remarkably scenic hike."

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Trail Information

Shaver Lake
Nearby City
3,020 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
3–4 days
Mid-July through September
7,700 feet
Trailhead Elevation
10,420 feet
Top Elevation
John Muir Wilderness; Prather Ranger Station and Dinkey Creek Ranger Station
Local Contacts
USFS John Muir Wilderness (Central Section); USGS Courtright Reservoir, Ward Mtn., and Mt. Henry
Local Maps

Trail Log