This great outdoors hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 2,378 feet which is an average number. You should count on this backcountry trek taking about 7 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. There is only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out walk. Keep in mind that this is a long backcountry trail, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. With its 8 miles of walking distance it's a mid length backcountry walk. Some parts of this backpacking and hiking trail are much higher up than other parts of the backpacking and hiking trail, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations.