The total elevation difference for this hiking trail is 1,151 feet which is about average. Being 14.2 miles long; it's considered a longer backcountry hike. You spend the whole backcountry hike in roughly the same elevation zone, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole backcountry trail. Camp One Trail is a one trailhead hiking trail, so you'll be hiking it in and back out. Now this trail is pretty long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. Of course, this is an overnight walk, 2 days normally, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed.