Chilnualna Fall Trail has a total elevation difference of 2,879 feet which is a higher than average number. Chilnualna Fall Trail is quite long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. Some parts of this hiking trail are much higher up than other parts of the hiking trail, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. This region 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. Being 7 miles long it's a mid length backcountry hike. This is a one trailhead backcountry hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out hike. You should count on this trek taking about 6 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that.