The total elevation difference for this backpacking trail is 663 feet, and that is lower than average. This is a one trailhead backpacking trail, so you'll be trekking it in and back out. This is a hiking and backpacking trail that is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. With its 11.4 miles of walking distance; it's a long backcountry trail. Now, this is roughly a 1.5-day backcountry walk, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. There's not much difference in elevation along Napau Crater Trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your trek.