Carter Canyon Number Thirty four Trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry walk it normally. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. This is a long backcountry hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This walk shouldn't take more than 7.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. With its 8.4 miles of walking distance it's an average length wilderness hiking trail. Carter Canyon Number Thirty four Trail goes through some very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. This trail has a total elevation difference of 2,392 feet which is about average.