Pyramid Mountain Trail is a one trailhead hiking and backpacking trail, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. You should count on this backcountry trek taking about 4.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Pyramid Mountain Trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. Being 5 miles long it's an average length backcountry trail. Pyramid Mountain Trail has a total elevation difference of 2,256 feet, and that is about average. Different parts of Pyramid Mountain Trail are at very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the backcountry trail could be very different from other parts of it.