This great outdoors hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 3,466 feet, and that is higher than average. This great outdoors hiking trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out walk. Different parts of Mount Bailey Trail are at very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the wilderness trail. This region does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. This hike shouldn't take more than 7.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Being 9 miles long it's a mid length backcountry trek. Now this backpacking trail is pretty long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies.