This is a one trailhead backcountry hiking trail, so in and out is the way to backcountry hike it normally. Being 4.4 miles long it's an average length great outdoors trail. At parts of the year this vicinity sees very little rain, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Even though this is not a very long great outdoors trail you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. This great outdoors trail goes through some very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. This walk shouldn't take more than 4 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This backcountry hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,953 feet which is an average number.