Clink Trail is a one trailhead backpacking and hiking trail, so in and out is the way to walk it normally. The total elevation difference for this backpacking and hiking trail is 1,670 feet which is an average number. This trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. This trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. The time needed for this backcountry walk is roughly 3 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. Clink Trail is 3.6 miles long it's a shorter type walk. Some parts of Clink Trail are much higher up than other parts of the backpacking trail which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the backpacking trail.