West Divide Two Hundred Eighty-nine has a total elevation difference of 445 feet which is a lower than average number. West Divide Two Hundred Eighty-nine has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out walk. This is a long hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. The wilderness trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your trek. You should count on this trek taking about 8.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. With its 9.6 miles of walking distance; it's a long wilderness trail.