Growler Trail has a total elevation difference of 1,156 feet which is an average number. You should count on this backcountry walk taking about 2 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. With its 2.6 miles of walking distance it's a shorter type backcountry hike. There's not much difference in elevation along the backcountry hiking trail, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole backcountry hiking trail. Growler Trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. There is only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry trek. 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.