Advanced, exciting trail (also see Kanzelwand Trail)
From Baad alongside river Breitach, pass avalanche galary, till Gemstelboden, turn right, cross Gemsteltal. You can choose two different ways: cross the bridge, walk left and then right alongside Gemstelbach, pass Gemstel-Schönesbodenalpe and cross bridge, go left in direction of Hintere Gemstelhütte or go straight, pass Bernhard's Gemstel and Hintere Gemstelhütte, then follow steep climb in direction of Gemstelpass till you reach obere Gemstelhütte, walk further straight till Gemstelpass, at pass turn right in direction of Widdersteinhütte, pass cabin and walk to Hochalppass, via Seeköpfe till you reach the blasted way, walk via Bärgunter Mittelalp to Bärgunthütte, pass the cabin and walk straight till you reach the roundabout Baad or turn right after Bärgunthütte, cross bridge, pass Alpe Winderstein, till starting point roundabout Baad.
Most routes from Germany lead to Ulm before carrying on along the A7. Take the Allgäu junction over a section of the A980 to the Waltenhofen junction, then take the 4- lane B19 via Sonthofen and Oberstdorf to Kleinwalsertal. From Austria (Vorarlberg) and Switzerland you reach the Kleinwalsertal via the Bregenzerwald (Hittisau) – Riedbergpass – Fischen – Oberstdorf. From Tyrol the fastest route is over the A7 to Kempten carrying on along the B19 direction Oberstdorf. A motorway vignette is not required to reach the valley.
A parking area (fee required) is located directly by the starting point.