The composition of the trail varies between forest road, trail, meadow path, gravel, forest trail, rocky passages with some sections secured by ropes.
Rucksack, sturdy hiking/mountaineering boots with anti-slip treaded soles, weather-appropriate hiking gear (breathable), a change of clothes, sun protection (sunglasses, sun cream, lip protection, headgear), waterproofs (rain jacket/poncho, pocket umbrella, rucksack protector), cold protection (hat, gloves), sufficient food and drink, hiking poles (height adjustable) if required, first aid kit incl. rescue blanket and bivouac sack, mobile phone with fully charged battery, headlamp, plastic bag for waste, hiking map, route description and information materials (GPX track), ID, insurance card, cash; helmet
Heading from Wörgl, Kufstein or St. Johann on the B178 road, take the exit to Scheffau and drive through the village as you continue in the direction of the Hintersteiner See. You will reach the hiking starting point immediately after St. Leonhard Kapelle chapel on the right-hand side (diagonally opposite the Gasthaus Bärnstatt inn).
Car park at Bärnstatt hiking starting point, Scheffau (920 m) – pay & display