The total elevation difference for this hiking trail is 534 feet which is lower than average. There is only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to trek it normally. This is not a very long backcountry trail but it's always great to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. Sometimes this backcountry trail gets really dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. There's not much difference in elevation along the hiking trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry trek. This trek shouldn't take more than 4.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. Being 4.8 miles long it's an average length hiking trail.