The snow was really good on Thursday at Kirkwood, so I was motivated to get out again before work on Friday. We met at 5:30 AM and hiked up Jake’s Peak. We were surprised to see how few people had skied Jakes since it is one of the more popular BC hikes in Tahoe.
Beautiful view in the early morning light
Steep skin per usual
The skiing was, well, amazing. Both of us felt it was the best snow we’ve ever skied Jakes in. The Tahoe “hero snow” from the day before had dried out with the cold temps overnight and skied like a foot of fluff! We really only crossed each other’s tracks and we found a really fun kicker. Here is the POV: