There is only one trailhead, so you'll be backcountry hiking it in and back out. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. The total elevation difference for this backcountry hiking trail is 3,226 feet, and that is higher than average. This backcountry hiking trail goes through some very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Finger Board Trail is quite long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. The time needed for this backcountry walk is roughly 5.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Being 6.4 miles long it's a mid length backcountry trek.