Middle Peak Loop Trail is a one trailhead trail, so you're looking at an in and out trek. This trail has a total elevation difference of 620 feet, and that is lower than average. This area does get very dry sometimes, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. With its 2.6 miles of walking distance it's a short hiking and backpacking trail. There's not much difference in elevation along Middle Peak Loop Trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your walk. You should count on this hike taking about 2.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This hiking trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens.