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Jake's Peak: Northeastern Descent

Intermediate
 4.0 (1) SKI LINE

Fun ski, great views, popular for a reason.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

2.0

KM

Ski Line

9,050' 2,759 m

High

6,890' 2,100 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

2,160' 658 m

Down

33%

Avg Slope (18°)

51%

Max Slope (27°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
The county closes the road during storms for snow removal and avy danger.

Overview

Awesome views of Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay! Good and steep ski; well-traveled so it's often safe.

Need to Know

The county closes the road during storms for snow removal and avy danger.

Description

After enjoying the vista, ski however you like down the fall line. Make sure to hit the obvious bench around halfway up the skin track, and then veer towards the car. Since the snow will often be wind-buffed and nice up top, the bench can be a good place to transition and hot lap the top.

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Shared By:

Tim Varner

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 1 vote

#5

in Lake Tahoe

#419

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  4.0 from 1 vote
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#5

in Lake Tahoe

#13

in California

#419

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Emerald Bay hiding behind the ridge, freshies in the foreground.
Mar 30, 2020 near Tahoma, CA

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