This backpacking and hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,275 feet, and that is about average. This is a one trailhead backpacking and hiking trail, so you'll be backcountry backpacking it in and back out. This is a backpacking trail that is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. With its 8.4 miles of walking distance it's a mid length backcountry walk. The time needed for this backcountry trek is roughly 7.5 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 Woodward Valley Trail, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole hiking and backpacking trail. This backpacking trail sometimes gets very dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go.