Affiliate Companies

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Alpenglow Ski Safaris

Ryder-Walker’s sister company, Alpenglow Ski Safaris, invites you to try something truly unique this winter. It may be difficult to believe, but we find skiing from village to village to be as good as hiking from inn to inn.

An Alpenglow Ski Safaris tour takes advantage of Europe’s enormous lift systems to access some of the finest ski-worthy expanses anywhere in the world. Even more, our snow enthusiasts enjoy all the amenities of our popular hiking tours, charming inns, great scenery and good food, but with endless hours of lift-served powder in between. Join us as we wind our way through the intricate fabric of charming alpine villages and enjoy the eclectic mix of old-world hotels and delightful, antique-filled Bed and Breakfasts.

If the awesome skiing and waist deep powder don’t excite you, then the first class kitchens, the hot, spiced wine and the cozy accommodations certainly will. Like our hiking tours, our luggage is transported every day so we only ski with the essentials. Welcome to the good life!

Please contact us if you just can’t wait for summer and you’d like to trade your hiking boots for skis.

Telluride Mountain Guides

Operating around the world since 1984 under the direction of Peter Walker, Telluride Mountain Guides are a group of outdoor professionals who gravitated to Telluride for the unparalleled splendor of its mountain environment.

We love to climb, we love to ski, we love to explore. The high peaks, the proximity of the desert, the unique pace of life and the passion of the people keep us here.

More importantly, we love to share our knowledge and understanding of Telluride and the San Juans and are committed to being a part of your perfect vacation.

Cobbles and Corks Cycling

Cobbles and Corks Cycling offers multi-day bicycle trips specializing in the Alsace region of France. Choose from our well established itineraries, or let us put together a custom trip for you and your group.  We’ll tailor the perfect trip for your riding level and interests.  And we’ll make all of the necessary arrangements including hotels, meals and local transportation.  We’ll be there to guide you and to offer technical assistance if needed.  Join us for an unforgettable cycling and culinary experience in France!