This great outdoors hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,305 feet which is about average. This is a one trailhead great outdoors hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out walk. Sometimes this backcountry hiking trail gets really dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. There's not much difference in elevation along Red Tanks Trail, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole hiking trail. This is a long backcountry hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. Of course, this is an overnight trek, 3.5 days normally, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. Red Tanks Trail is 24.4 miles long; it's a long hiking trail.