The total elevation difference for this trail is 622 feet, and that is lower than average. The time needed for this backcountry trek is roughly 5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Being 5.8 miles long it's an average length hiking trail. This great outdoors trail sometimes gets very dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. You spend the whole backcountry walk in roughly the same elevation zone, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry walk. This is not a very long great outdoors trail but it's always splendid to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. There is only one trailhead, so you'll be backpacking it in and back out.