This backpacking and hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 2,161 feet, and that is about average. With its 11.6 miles of walking distance; it's a long backpacking and hiking trail. Now this wilderness trail is pretty long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. Now, this is roughly a 1.5-day hike, so it's a splendid thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. This wilderness trail sometimes gets very dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Obsidian Trail goes through some very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Obsidian Trail is a one trailhead backpacking and hiking trail, so in and out is the way to backcountry hike it normally.