The total elevation difference for this wilderness hiking trail is 3,351 feet which is a higher than average number. Stone Canyon Trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. The time needed for this backcountry hike is roughly 4 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. There is only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to trek it normally. Different parts of this backcountry hiking trail are at very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the backcountry hiking trail. Sometimes this hiking and backpacking trail gets really dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Being 4.6 miles long it's an average length backcountry hiking trail.