Synopsis: Visit Mittenwald's most lovely lake for
swimming and bathing on a hot summer day. Also possible with a normal
crossbike. If necessary, you may push your bike at the final short
steeper step for the length of about 150 m.
Variants: Extend the trip to
Elmau and Kranzbach, or hike around the lake. Also a paddle boat trip is an
At the southwest end of Mittenwald we go up the road leading to Leutasch
. We leave this road in the first sharp curve and go straight on following
the signs to Lautersee / Ferchensee.
At the Lautersee the surface of the road changes and we ride on a well
maintained gravelled forest road. The view back to the Lautersee below us and to
is often photographed for calendar pictures.
Take a deep breath here, before the road becomes steeper.
The last 150 metres uphill we can also push our bikes until we reach the Ferchenseehöhe.
But now quickly back into the saddle and ride down to the picturesque Ferchensee