You drive from the Hotel Matschner to the Gasthaus Edelbrunn and then direction west to the valley station of the “Dachstein Gletscherbahn”. Then on the toll road down to the “Neustattalmen” and continue on the forest road to “Bachlalm”. Then drive on the paved road downhill to the main road, keep right direction to Ramsau.
At the turnoff “Auwirt” starts the graveled road to “Grahsteg” (reservoir). Pass the lake and drive slightly uphill on the forest road towards Filzmoos. Just before the electric power station you should turn sharply left (almost 360 °) towards “Mandlberggut”.
Drive downhill towards Mandling. The “Enns bike path” takes you via Schladming to “Lehen”. Here you turn left (railway crossing), and drive a short climb to the idyllic village of “Birnberg”. Turn left at the “Neuhäusl” past the “Peterbauerhof” to the “Strimitzweg”. The route now leads you uphill direction to the “Silberkar” parking lot, after the Jausenstation “Fliegenpilz” on the left hand you drive along the hiking trail through the forest to “Perchthof”. Via the main road you will come back to the hotel.
Route: 56,5 km
Duration: aprox 8:00 h
Altitude: aprox 1.964 hm