The total elevation difference for this backcountry trail is 743 feet which is lower than average. Clear Creek Trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be hiking it in and back out. This great outdoors trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. You should count on this walk taking about 3 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. There's not much difference in elevation along the wilderness trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your walk. Even though this is not a very long great outdoors trail it's always tremendous to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. With its 3.8 miles of walking distance it's shorter than many wilderness trails.