1.2 miles
Distance
48 ft
Climb
-771 ft
Descent
00:06:49
Avg time
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Jacobs Ladder Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #5840

Downhill trail that has some rocky sections, a few power slides, and tight switch backs at the bottom. Technically there is no official way to access it outside hike-a-bike up, but most use the old Alpine Perimeter track from Peak View.

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More Stats for Jacobs Ladder mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -723 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.1 miles
  • Grade
    -11.133%
  • Grade max
    -48.416%
  • Grade min
    11.296%
  • Distance climb
    938 ft
  • Distance down
    1.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    106 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:34:23
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Status:
on May 27, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (25 votes)

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Jacobs Ladder Trail Reports

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May 27, 2017 @ 9:33am
3 days
May 25, 2017 @ 8:56pm
May 25, 2017
It's dry! Just wanted to post that the trail is super loose, careful breaking and hitting those turns!
May 2, 2017 @ 1:38pm
May 2, 2017
Hero Dirt, go hit it!
May 2, 2017 @ 7:46am
May 2, 2017
Alpine Perimeter road has typical early season water crossings making the 4x4 road climb challenging. JL itself is gtg with some soft spots on the...
Apr 23, 2017 @ 11:05am
Apr 23, 2017
The climb up is muddy but you can walk it to avoid. 99% down Jacobs to ghost to lower rush is good. ( 1 mud puddle on Jacobs DH that crossed the...
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Apr 20, 2017 @ 4:38pm
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Jacobs Ladder, Draper

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