The total elevation difference for Old Pine Trail is 1,145 feet which is about average. This is not a very long backpacking and hiking trail but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. Old Pine Trail is 5.2 miles long it's a mid length backcountry walk. Old Pine Trail is a one trailhead hiking trail, so you'll be backpacking it in and back out. Sometimes this backpacking and hiking trail gets really dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. You spend the whole backcountry walk in roughly the same elevation zone which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. This walk shouldn't take more than 4.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster.