This is a long hiking trail, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. Being 7.2 miles long it's an average length hiking trail. Whisky Spring Trail goes through some very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. Sometimes this hiking 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. The total elevation difference for Whisky Spring Trail is 2,527 feet which is a higher than average number. This is a one trailhead backpacking and hiking trail, so in and out is the way to backcountry hike it normally. The time needed for this backcountry hike is roughly 6.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster.