Beatty Trail is a one trailhead wilderness trail, so you'll be backpacking it in and back out. The total elevation difference for Beatty Trail is 1,128 feet which is an average number. This is a long great outdoors trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This hike shouldn't take more than 8.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. At parts of the year this neighborhood sees very little rain, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. Being 9.4 miles long; it's considered a longer backcountry walk. There's not much difference in elevation along Beatty Trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry walk.