There is only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry walk it normally. This great outdoors trail sometimes gets very dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. This backcountry walk should take you about 2 days, so it's an outstanding thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. You spend the whole backcountry walk in roughly the same elevation zone, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole wilderness hiking trail. With its 13 miles of walking distance; it's a long wilderness hiking trail. Now this great outdoors trail is pretty long, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. The total elevation difference for this trail is 1,423 feet which is about average.