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Great views and well worth the hike. However, I don't recommend coming down the "off piste" shorter route down the side of the hillside as it was very steep with lots of streams to cross and rocks to scramble over.
Had a lovely day out with the family yesterday...after climbing up Grindsbrook Clough Rocks (which was hard but fun) we walked along the top and then came down Jacobs Ladder - a great fun walk which we all managed with not much rambling experience!! Some...More
Hi We stay at the Jacobs Ladder for one night Jacobs Ladder is a pub with few rooms to let it is OK for one night we have double room bed was very comfortable as pillows the same, room was just basic need to put...More
There are 247 steps to the top, there are a few rest points on the way up.
Once you reach the top there is another tower to climb to see the highest point.
To be honest the views were not that amazing with not much...More
It takes a bit of effort to walk all the stairs (or the alternative grindle path) to the top of Jacobs Ladder, but it's one of the nicest pathways I've done in Peak District ND. Continue to Kinder Scout from there - really great views!