The total elevation difference for Bowman Trail is 2,945 feet which is a higher than average number. Some parts of this backcountry hiking trail are much higher up than other parts of the backcountry hiking trail, and that means that some parts of the backcountry hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. This backcountry trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry walk it normally. Bowman Trail is 10.6 miles long; it's longer than many backcountry hiking trails. This is a long hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Of course, this is an overnight backcountry walk, 1.5 days normally, so it's a good thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job.