0.00 km – Start from Dorfplatz bus stop opposite the tourist information centre in Walchsee. With the bus shelter and fountain behind you, HEAD LEFT along the main road.
0.30 km – Cross the street at Hotel Bellevue and continue along the main road.
0.70 km – At the beach café, HEAD RIGHT on the path at the lakeside.
0.90 km – At the end of the promenade on the shore at the small beer garden, GO LEFT for a short while to return to the main road and TURN RIGHT into ‘Am See’ street.
1.50 km – At the Nothegg holiday cottage, TURN LEFT and head towards the farm building. Follow the path between the houses.
2.10 km – Just after the riding school and the paddock, cross the main road and go STRAIGHT ON along the tarmac path towards Harau Alm/Ottenalm (route 48).
2.40 km – TURN LEFT at the sign towards the woods (route 48 towards Ottenalm/Josefskapellen).
Alternative: Follow the road straight on for 4.3 km.
2.50 km – At the first curve in the road, go STRAIGHT ON along the walking path (don't follow the road) and keep going on this narrow path by the stream.
2.90 km – Cross the wooden bridge ON THE RIGHT and follow the route past the first church. Go RIGHT past the second church and follow the stream uphill for a distance. After a few metres, cross the stream TO THE RIGHT and follow the wooden sign towards Haraualm.
3.00 km – At the junction to the main path, TURN RIGHT (towards Kössen) and follow this path into Tal.
4.30 km – At the junction, TURN LEFT and follow the road again.
5.30 km – At the crossing (sign: Gefährliche Kreuzung – hazardous crossing) TURN LEFT and follow the road between the two farm buildings uphill (Edernalm signposts).
6.30 km – Continue following the signpost towards Edernalm (do not go straight on towards Kössen)
6.70 km – At Glasalm, keep LEFT around the lodge and follow the red/white wooden markers towards the edge of the forest. Climb over the fence and follow the forest path steeply downhill.
6.80 km – At the fork in the stream, go RIGHT across the stream towards Gatterbrücke/Weide.
7.10 km – At the junction, TURN LEFT onto the gravel path towards Walchsee (trail 24)
8.30 km – Continue along the trail past Edernalm (refreshment option)
8.80 km – After the entrance to the gate at the barrier, keep LEFT (signpost to Walchsee).
9.50 km – Follow the trail past Tal an der Ottenalm (refreshment option). After the lodge, either around it or follow the small path STRAIGHT ON into Tal.
10.00 km – Go past Riedelalm (refreshment option).
11.60 km – TURN LEFT at the signpost towards ‘Walchsee über Forstmeile’ from the main past onto the narrow path into the forest. After a few metres, keep going uphill to the LEFT past the bench.
13.10 km – Back on the main road in Walchsee, TURN RIGHT.
13.30 km – You will reach Dorfplatz (village square) in Walchsee again – the destination for today's loop.