Vista Ridge Trail has a total elevation difference of 1,540 feet which is about average. Vista Ridge Trail is 8.6 miles long it's an average length hiking trail. Keep in mind that this is a long hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. At parts of the year this region sees very little rain, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Vista Ridge Trail is a one trailhead hiking trail, so you'll be backcountry hiking it in and back out. This backcountry trek shouldn't take more than 7.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. Different parts of Vista Ridge Trail are at very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations.