1 miles
Distance
48 ft
Climb
-771 ft
Descent
00:08:32
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Jacobs Ladder Trail

Jacobs Ladder Details

  • Riding Area
    Corner Canyon
    Draper, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #246 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -723 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,725 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,457 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,448 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,725 ft
  • Grade
    -11.133%
  • Grade max
    -48.416%
  • Grade min
    11.296%
  • Distance climb
    938 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    106 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:21
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Status:
on Oct 27, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (35 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Jacobs Ladder Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 27, 2018 @ 12:08pm
      Oct 27, 2018
      Not worth the climb. Just take the road over to ghost falls instead.
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 19, 2018
      Oct 18, 2018 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 18, 2018
      Oct 16, 2018 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 16, 2018
      Nice dirt!
      Sep 21, 2018 @ 7:56pm
      Sep 21, 2018
      Super dry and marbly, watch out!
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      • 14 miles avg distance
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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag beaterdit (Apr 12, 2018 at 12:09)
       Access is from Peak View. PERIOD. DO NOT HIKE UP JACOB’S.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag dd9433 (Aug 17, 2018 at 14:03)
       Preach, brotha. Unbelievable that this is actually an issue. Good lord some people are dumb.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag mtnsam (Aug 19, 2018 at 14:03)
       Good riding today on Jacobs Ladder despite the smoky air. Little dusty along the trail, but not bad.
      [Reply]

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