Dead End Trail has a total elevation difference of 1,311 feet, and that is about average. There's not much difference in elevation along Dead End Trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry walk. Dead End Trail is 5.4 miles long it's an average length backcountry trail. This backcountry walk shouldn't take more than 4.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. There is only one trailhead, so you'll be backcountry trekking it in and back out. Dead End Trail is not that long but it's always nice to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. This area does get very dry sometimes, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out.