This hiking and backpacking trail has a total elevation difference of 4,734 feet, and that is higher than average. Now, this is roughly a 1.5-day backcountry hike, so better have big a backpack to fit all the stuff you need. This hiking and backpacking trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry trek it normally. With its 10.4 miles of walking distance; it's a long trail. Different parts of Hance Trail are at very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the trail could be very different from other parts of it. Keep in mind that this is a long wilderness hiking trail, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. This region does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go.