Crest Trail Two Hundred Seventy has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. There's not much difference in elevation along Crest Trail Two Hundred Seventy, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole wilderness trail. Being 3.4 miles long it's shorter than many wilderness trails. The total elevation difference for Crest Trail Two Hundred Seventy is 263 feet which is a lower than average number. This backcountry trail is not that long but it's always good to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. The time needed for this trek is roughly 3 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Sometimes this backcountry trail gets really dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire.