4,875 ft
Distance
41 ft
Climb
-263 ft
Descent
00:06:09
Avg time

Yellow Jacket Details

  • Riding area
    Hillside Park
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    MAY - OCT for MTBing
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking

This trail is one of the more advanced trails in the Hillside areas. The tight switchbacks and turns in addition to the natural root and rollers make this for a technical challenge.

Access Info

To get to this trail you can start out either on the Hive at the top intersection (The Hive and Janice's Jive) or at the exit of Janice's Jive/ Llama Trail at the lower gasline.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Yellow Jacket mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -222 ft
  • Altitude min
    748 ft
  • Altitude max
    976 ft
  • Altitude start
    976 ft
  • Altitude end
    755 ft
  • Grade
    -4.552%
  • Grade max
    -19.831%
  • Grade min
    9.397%
  • Distance climb
    845 ft
  • Distance down
    3,422 ft
  • Distance flat
    479 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:44
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2017
Variable
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Yellow Jacket Trail Reports

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Sep 29, 2017 @ 7:53am
Sep 29, 2017
reporter Not too many mud holes, sections of really nice and tacky dirt, but others that are greasy, not too many leaves on this one, but the grass on...
Sep 8, 2017 @ 3:29pm
Sep 8, 2017
reporter With the rain and wind the trail is in pretty good condition, fairly tacky most places with some of the low spots collecting water and a bit of mud.
Sep 6, 2017 @ 2:52pm
Sep 6, 2017
Tree down on the lower section
Aug 14, 2017 @ 9:07am
Aug 14, 2017
reporter Heavy rain over the last part of last week and over the weekend will make the trail quite slick and water will be pooled. Please avoid riding...
May 19, 2017 @ 8:42am
May 19, 2017
reporter Good Trail conditions generally, a couple spots of mud just like the other trail systems. Depending on weather the trail will stay in the green.
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Sep 6, 2017 @ 2:53pm
Sep 6, 2017
Yellow Jacket, Anchorage

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