This hike leads you along Sankenbach river, which you follow until you reach Sankenbachsee lake. Following the helpful marks to find your way, you continue over Karwand and past Sankenbach waterfall, to the mountain hut Wasserfall Hütte, and the town of Kniebis, where you can take a break. On your way back you descend to Ellbachsee lake, past another mountain hut. You can now choose between the adventure path, where you need a rather safe step, or to just keep following the official signs for the regular trail. Hike past the ski jump and around Höferköpfle to get back to your starting point.
- You're traveling a distance of 11 miles on this strenuous trail. The average length of all hikes in Baden-Württemberg is 27 miles.
- You're facing an uphill climb of 560 vertical meters on this hike. This makes the hike one of the 10 hikes with the most ascent in Baden-Württemberg. The high point of the hike is located at an elevation of 3025 ft.
- Sturdy hiking boots are recommended on this track. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.