The total elevation difference for Many Ladders Trail is 923 feet which is lower than average. Many Ladders Trail is a one trailhead backcountry trail, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry trek. With its .8 miles of walking distance it's a shorter type trek. You spend the whole trek in roughly the same elevation zone, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your trek. This trek shouldn't take more than .5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This is not a very long backpacking and hiking trail but it's always fine to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. Sometimes this backpacking and hiking trail gets really dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out.