Jobs Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsJobs Peak
|Elevation||10,638 ft (3,242 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||793 ft (242 m)|
|Location||Alpine County, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Carson Range|
|Topo map||USGS Woodfords|
|Easiest route||Scramble (class 2)|
Jobs Peak ( 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.
Images for kids
Jobs Sister (left) and Jobs Peak (right of center) seen from Freel Peak
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