The total elevation difference for Mount Defiance Trail is 1,672 feet which is about average. Mount Defiance Trail is a one trailhead trail, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. Mount Defiance Trail is 13.2 miles long; it's considered a longer backcountry walk. Of course, this is an overnight backcountry trek, 2 days normally, so it's a perfect thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. Mount Defiance Trail is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This hiking 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.