The total elevation difference for this great outdoors hiking trail is 1,688 feet which is an average number. This great outdoors hiking trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to trek it normally. At parts of the year this neighborhood sees very little rain, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. This is a hiking trail that is quite long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. This backcountry walk should take you about 2.5 days, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. This great outdoors hiking trail goes through some very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Being 17.8 miles long; it's considered a longer walk.