Trail Details

Movie Rock from Jacobs Ladder TH

Movie Rock from Jacobs Ladder TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.0 to 3.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1260 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 1260 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 24%
Notes: The trail is hard to find since the city of Draper rerouted the Jacobs Ladder trail. Watch for a trail heading off to the north before the Jacobs Ladder Ridge splits off from the main mountain. 10
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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
Movie Rock
 Elevation: 6960  Feature: Rock Outcrop
Notes: Not many people actually go to movie rock, but the road is clearly visible from Draper. It is named Movie Rock because that where the Utah Beach scene from the movie, Devils Brigade, was filmed in 1968.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.499275    Longitude: -111.800544 

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