The total elevation difference for this backpacking and hiking trail is 529 feet which is a lower than average number. With its 3.1 miles of walking distance it's a short hiking trail. The time needed for this trek is roughly 2.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. There's not much difference in elevation along Signal Peak Loop Trail which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. This hiking trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. At parts of the year this vicinity sees very little rain, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out.