Kelia Trail has a total elevation difference of 1,705 feet, and that is about average. You should count on this trek taking about 8.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. With its 9.4 miles of walking distance; it's a long backpacking and hiking trail. Different parts of Kelia Trail are at very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Kelia Trail is quite long, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. Sometimes this great outdoors hiking trail gets really dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. Kelia Trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be backcountry hiking it in and back out.