The steep stone staircase of Jacob’s Ladder brings you to the summit of Kinder Low. This iconic section of the Pennine Way is a delight to hike and rewards you with magnificent views.
May 20, 2019
Jacobs ladder is a series of stone steps leading down into the valley of edale from Kinder Scout or up to Kinder Scout if you do my route in reverse. They are definately worth the hard slog if you ascend the ladder but with 2 children in tow we didn't brave the slog, instead we descended via the ladder and had a dip in the stream at the bottom to cool our feet down and allow the kids a breather after our 9 mile hike! The quaint bridge at the bottom was a little beauty spot
September 20, 2020
In the 18th century Jacob Marshall farmed the land at Edale Head, at the top of what became known as Jacob's Ladder. He cut steps into this steep section of the route up to the Kinder plateau. Jacob's Ladder is also a biblical term referring to the ladder to heaven which Jacob dreamt about (in the Book of Genesis).
July 9, 2022
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