Jul 19, 2017 - 3:16 PM
in reply to Mark
I've read the following before about this route: The trail can be hiked from either direction. My preference is to start at First, which is higher than Schynige Platte and closer to the Faulhorn, the high point on the hike. This way you get down from the high point earlier in the day, always a good idea when hiking in the
Other than that note, you can travel in either direction on this route.
I found another website with a hike description here about starting in Schynige Platte.
I hope that helps!