Trail Details

Jacobs Ladder from Jacobs Ladder TH

Jacobs Ladder from Jacobs Ladder TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 3.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1190 feet
 Main Aspect: South
 Climb Rate: 595 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: This trail has been is use for many years. The trailhead has just been rerouted, to help with erosion. From the trailhead, you go up a few switchbacks, then follow the incline you see from Alpine 3
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Trailhead
Jacobs Ladder TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5700 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Area: Salt Lake Valley
Area Location: Various locations on East Bench in Salt Lake
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Go to 12601 South Highland Dr, then follow the dirt road heading south. After several miles the road is gated and there is a dirt lot and restroom on the south. The trailhead up the road near the gate. Draper city just completed a project to reroute the trail to help with erosion. You will occasionally see mountain bike traffic on it, so be ready to hop out of the way.



Destination
Jacobs Ladder
 Elevation: 6890  Feature: Ridge
Notes: It is the incline you follow for most of the hike, until you are very close to Lone Rock. From there you can climb 2000 ft straight up (it seems) to Enniss Peak at the top of Draper Ridge.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.497882    Longitude: -111.789173 

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External Links
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