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Rubicon Trail, California

   
This is a two-ended backpacking and hiking trail with two trailheads which means you have the option of backcountry trekking it one way if you have someone to pick you up at the other end. The total elevation difference for this backpacking and hiking trail is 2,275 feet, and that is about average. This is a hiking trail that is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This region 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. Being 16.8 miles long; it's considered a longer backcountry trek. This backcountry trail goes through some very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. This backcountry trek should take you about 2.5 days, so better have big a backpack to fit all the stuff you need.


Trailhead 1 to Trailhead 2:
Total hiking length = 8.4 miles
Total climbing distance = 4.3 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 8 hours
Fast Hiking Pace: 4.5 hours

Trailhead 2 to Trailhead 1:
Total hiking length = 8.4 miles
Total climbing distance = 2.8 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 7 hours
Fast Hiking Pace: 4 hours
    Trailhead 1 back to Trailhead 1:
Total hiking length = 16.8 miles
Total climbing distance = 7.1 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 2.5 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 1.5 days

Trailhead 2 back to Trailhead 2:
Total hiking length = 16.8 miles
Total climbing distance = 7.1 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 2.5 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 1.5 days

Total elevation difference: 2275 feet
   
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