The total elevation difference for this backpacking trail is 1,244 feet which is an average number. This is not a very long backpacking and hiking trail but it's always wonderful to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. With its 1.8 miles of walking distance it's a shorter type walk. There's not much difference in elevation along Monte Arido Trail which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. There is only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to trek it normally. The time needed for this backcountry walk is roughly 1.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This neighborhood does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go.