This backpacking and hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 3,707 feet, and that is higher than average. This great outdoors trail goes through some very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the great outdoors trail. This backcountry hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Wilshire Peak Trail is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. The time needed for this walk is roughly 8 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This backpacking and hiking trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to walk it normally. With its 9.2 miles of walking distance; it's considered a longer hike.