Mar 07

Things to do in Bolzano, Italy

Over the years here at Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures, we have been asked for advice on pre- and post-hike activities in gateway cities from Buenos Aires to Munich. As guides, we often will have a day or two in between hiking trips to relax and catch up on laundry. We take these... read more →
Feb 13
The Best Multi-Country Hiking Tours

The Best Multi-Country Hiking Tours

Ryder-Walker's Multiple Country Treks Ryder Walker’s tours are all culturally and environmentally unique, however some of our tours have the extra distinction of visiting multiple countries in the same trek. These multi-country hiking treks include: The Hiker’s Haute Route, The Tour du Mont Blanc, The High Peaks of the Bavarian... read more →
Jan 29

Ryder-Walker’s 4 Most Intriguing Cultural Tours

Our Most Captivating Cultural Treks One of the most important parts of joining a Ryder-Walker trek or tour is the opportunity to experience the majesty of some of the most unique cultures in the world. Everything from the food, people, art, lifestyles, and architecture differs between each trek we offer.... read more →
Dec 12

Give the Perfect Gift – A Ryder-Walker Trek

The Perfect Holiday Gift This holiday season give the gift of a life-changing vacation with a Ryder-Walker trek! Ryder-Walker has a variety of exciting hiking itineraries. Each trek can be tailored to make the perfect adventure for a friend, a loved one, or the whole family. With treks offered all... read more →
Nov 15

Ryder-Walker’s Seven Most Challenging Treks

Ryder-Walker’s Seven Most Challenging Treks Why not start training for one of Ryder-Walker’s more vigorous treks! Your efforts will be rewarded with an adventure of a lifetime. Follow the rugged cairn-marked trails across Iceland’s moonscape or climbing to the heights of the largest mountain passes in the Alps. There is something... read more →
Oct 03

Why Hiking is Important

Watching Nature When guiding for Ryder-Walker, every day is a new adventure. The Alps remain a source of constant interest, in some ways a muse, in others a place of peace and relaxation. Spending a summer in the Alps is a view into a constant procession of different cultures. Everything... read more →
Oct 03

5 Reasons Why You Should Book a Guided Trek

Planning the perfect hiking trip involves making numerous decisions. If you would like to take a stress-free trek without having to make all the decisions, a guided trek is for you. Below are five reasons why traveling with a guide will make for an unforgettable experience.   1. EASE OF TRAVEL Traveling with a... read more →
Sep 18

You Might Like a Guided Tour

This is part 1 of 2 in a series to help you decide if a guided or self-guided tour might be right for you. What follows are 10 talking points in favor of a guided hiking tour. You might like a guided tour if: 1. We don’t offer the self-guided... read more →
Sep 18

You Might Like a Self-Guided Tour

This is part 2 of a 2 part series to help you decide if a guided or self-guided tour might be right for you. What follows are 10 talking points in favor of a self-guided hiking tour. You might like a self-guided tour if: 1. Your schedule doesn't allow a... read more →
Aug 01

A Girls Trip in the Alps

Earlier this summer, a group of ladies embarked on our self-guided Tour du Mont Blanc trip. From the video and images below, it sure looks like they had the trip of a lifetime. The complete circuit links Les Houches which is just outside of Chamonix, back to Chamonix in eight hiking... read more →
Jun 28
ROCKY MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO

Visit Four Historic Towns on our Rocky Mountain High Life Trek

The Rocky Mountains are among the last great frontiers. Here wildlife is abundant, with everything from elk, marmots, and birds of prey. Larger animals such as mountain lions and black bears still calling the mysterious Rocky Mountains their home. The home of Ryder Walker, the Rockies are one of our... read more →
Jun 01
Swiss Engadine hiking tour

The Best Hiking in the Swiss Engadine

  The Engadine, an enchanting and pristine Swiss valley bordering Austria and Italy, is among the most beautiful places in the world. Defined by peaceful countryside, medieval villages, and stunning glaciated mountains, hiking in the Swiss Engadine is truly a magnificent experience. Ryder-Walker as a company has been working in... read more →

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