This wilderness trail has a total elevation difference of 1,641 feet which is an average number. Even though this is not a very long wilderness trail you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. With its 5.8 miles of walking distance it's a mid length trek. You should count on this backcountry walk taking about 5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This is a one trailhead wilderness trail, so you're looking at an in and out walk. This wilderness trail goes through some very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the wilderness trail.