Different parts of Wolf Mountain Trail are at very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Now this backpacking trail is pretty long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. Wolf Mountain Trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry walk. Wolf Mountain Trail has a total elevation difference of 2,543 feet which is higher than average. Being 7.8 miles long it's an average length great outdoors trail. The time needed for this trek is roughly 6.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This backpacking trail sometimes gets very dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire.