This backcountry hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,286 feet, and that is about average. This great outdoors hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. This walk 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. Bucksnort Trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. Being 5.6 miles long it's a mid length backcountry hike. Bucksnort Trail is a one trailhead backcountry hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out hike. Bucksnort Trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry hike.