This wilderness trail has a total elevation difference of 3,023 feet which is a higher than average number. This great outdoors trail goes through some very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the great outdoors trail could be very different from other parts of it. Now, this is roughly a 4-day walk, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. There is only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out walk. This hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Now this hiking trail is pretty long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. With its 27.4 miles of walking distance; it's longer than many great outdoors trails.