Mount Disappointment

Mount Disappointment is a 5,963 ft / 1,818 m mountain peak in the San Gabriel Mountains in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2035th highest mountain in California and the 20434th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are San Gabriel Peak, Mount Deception, Mount Markham, Mount Lowe, Occidental Peak, and Inspiration Point. Mount Disappointment belongs to the Sierra Club Hundred Peaks Challenge peak list. See the Mount Disappointment map, 3D fly around, and the Mt. Disappointment photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mount Disappointment SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by BeerGut

59 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on May 22, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are San Gabriel Peak trail to Mt Disappointment Rd, San Gabriel Peak Trail and Mt. Disappointment Road.

Others who’ve summited Mount Disappointment

  • Sunday
  • BeerGut
  • klotito
  • paulatron
  • alyssaamaee
  • thesearcherextraordinaire
  • ambercavazos
  • DerekJayRichardson
  • patrickoneill
  • edwardso
  • Bryan-Mestre

Routes Used trails & approaches

30% San Gabriel Peak trail to Mt Disappointment Rd

27% San Gabriel Peak Trail

24% Mt. Disappointment Road

15% Via Eaton Saddle

1% Red Box to trail to Mt. Disappointment Road to summit, then to San Gabriel Peak

1% San Gabriel Peak to Mt. Disappointment Road to trail, and then to Red Box


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5,963 ft / 1,818 m


240 ft / 73 m

Height Rank

#2046 in California

#20600 in United States


San Gabriel Mountains


California, United States

Summited by

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  • 100peaks
  • pvgjosh42
  • Sunday
  • JeffHester
  • rdm24
  • mcphersonm80
  • dgrutherford
  • ADKinLA
  • BeerGut
  • Christopher
  • srphilip
  • klotito

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