The total elevation difference for Cutfinger Trail is 1,276 feet which is about average. Cutfinger Trail is a one trailhead great outdoors trail, so you'll be backcountry backpacking it in and back out. You should count on this backcountry walk taking about 6.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This is a long wilderness hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This wilderness hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. There's not much difference in elevation along the wilderness trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry trek. With its 7.2 miles of walking distance it's a mid length backcountry trek.