The total elevation difference for this backpacking trail is 4,654 feet which is higher than average. With its 11.6 miles of walking distance; it's considered a longer backcountry walk. This backcountry trek should take you about 1.5 days, so better have big a backpack to fit all the stuff you need. Now this hiking and backpacking trail is pretty long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. Different parts of this great outdoors hiking trail are at very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the great outdoors hiking trail. Rincon Trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. This hiking and backpacking trail sometimes gets very dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire.