This great outdoors trail has a total elevation difference of 2,625 feet which is higher than average. This is a long great outdoors hiking trail, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. This great outdoors hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Different parts of this great outdoors trail are at very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the great outdoors trail could be very different from other parts of it. Being 7.6 miles long it's an average length great outdoors trail. Scorpion Ridge Trail is a one trailhead great outdoors trail, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. This backcountry trek shouldn't take more than 6.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster.