Yellowjacket Trail is a one trailhead backpacking and hiking trail, so you'll be backpacking it in and back out. Being 9.6 miles long; it's a long backpacking trail. Yellowjacket Trail goes through some very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the backpacking trail. This backpacking and hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,508 feet, and that is about average. You should count on this trek taking about 9 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This backpacking and hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. This is a long backpacking and hiking trail, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip.