Jesusita Trail has a total elevation difference of 886 feet which is a lower than average number. This is a one trailhead hiking and backpacking trail, so you'll be backcountry backpacking it in and back out. You should count on this hike taking about 1.5 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 Jesusita Trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your hike. This neighborhood 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. Jesusita Trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. With its 2 miles of walking distance it's a shorter type hike.