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Jake's Peak Backcountry Ski

Lake Tahoe Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 3.9 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview:  Jake's Peak is a popular backcountry skiing destination on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Don't expect to get first tracks - this one ... more »

Tips:  A GPS track is NO substitute for skiing ability, avalanche safety knowledge, winter travel experience, map and compass navigational... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking Lot

Park at a plowed pullout on the east side of 89 just north of Emerald Bay and just south of the entrance to Bliss State State Park. In doubt? Look for all the Subarus and covered pick-up trucks - this is a popular spot!

2. Knob

Knob halfway up Jake's Peak with excellent views.

3. Jake's Peak Summit

4. The Descent!

Have fun! Lots of options, don't follow me!

5. Flattish Area

If you follow this track, you'll want to cut right out of this drainage to hit the car. Of course, I don't know why you'd follow my track in the first place.