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Jobs Peak
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Highest point
Elevation 10,638 ft (3,242 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 793 ft (242 m)
Listing
  • Tahoe OGUL Peak List
  • Great Basin Peaks List
Geography
Location Alpine County, California, U.S.
Parent range Carson Range
Topo map USGS Woodfords
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble (class 2)

Jobs Peak (/bs/; Northern Paiute: Wangikudak) located in Alpine County, California, is the most prominent peak visible from the Carson Valley in Douglas County, Nevada. The peak offers hiking and backcountry skiing with the view of Lake Tahoe. It is in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

The mountain is named for Moses Job who opened a store in nearby Sheridan, Nevada in the early 1850s.

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