South Point Trail has a total elevation difference of 3,402 feet which is a higher than average number. South Point Trail is 6.4 miles long it's an average length backpacking trail. The time needed for this backcountry trek is roughly 5.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This is a one trailhead wilderness hiking trail, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. Different parts of this backpacking trail are at very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the backpacking trail. Keep in mind that this is a long hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies.