Keep in mind that this is a long wilderness trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. Being 16.2 miles long; it's considered a longer trek. Different parts of this backpacking trail are at very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. This trail has a total elevation difference of 3,362 feet, and that is higher than average. This backcountry hike should take you about 2.5 days, so it's an outstanding thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. This trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry trek it normally. This wilderness trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out.