Trail Details

Enniss Peak from Jacobs Ladder TH<br />via Jacobs Ladder

Enniss Peak from Jacobs Ladder TH
via Jacobs Ladder

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 7.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 6.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3598 feet
 Main Aspect: South
 Climb Rate: 1090 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 21%
Notes: The Jacob’s Ladder trail is steep. Once you get to the top, where it meets the old Draper Ridge trail, you might decide you’ve had enough. If so, climb that little knob to the north so you can say you bagged a peak. 9
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


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.


Waypoint 1
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.


Destination
Enniss Peak
 Elevation: 9298  Feature: Peak
Notes: It sits at the far western end of the Alpine Ridge, overlooking Alpine and Draper. It was named for pioneer John Enniss for his contributions to the city of Draper.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.514220    Longitude: -111.786745 

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