The total elevation difference for Hugh Norris Trail is 2,080 feet, and that is about average. Some parts of this backcountry trail are much higher up than other parts of the backcountry trail, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Being 8.6 miles long it's an average length backcountry trail. This is a long hiking and backpacking trail, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. You should count on this trek taking about 7.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This great outdoors trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be backcountry backpacking it in and back out. This region does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go.