May 10
Machu Picchu

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu Recap

Machu Picchu 2022 Recap The 2022 Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu team is now home after an astounding couple weeks in Peru! The crew gathered in late April in the ancient capital city of Cusco. With Lima being the current capital city of Peru, Cusco was originally the beating heart... read more →
Mar 29

Top 4 Reasons to Visit the Italian Alps

It’s no secret that Ryder-Walker has dedicated the last decades to perfecting a series of treks across Italy. The ever-expansive nature of Italy allows for a great variety of experiences; whether you are traveling through the towering Dolomites or island hopping off the coast of Sicily, choosing our favorite hikes... read more →
Mar 04

Fun Facts About Switzerland

Switzerland has over 7000 lakes The stunning Swiss landscape is often recognized for its ocean of high peaks and hillside farmland, however, one of the most charming elements of Swiss nature is the array of crystal-clear alpine lakes that dot the Swiss countryside. The most famous of these lakes are... read more →
Feb 09
Greek sunset

Explore & Hike Greece with Ryder-Walker

Greece: Hiking the Pindus Range of the Epirus Mountains Ryder-Walker’s Northern Greece Trek is our newest trekking offering that will bring you to unexplored corners of the Pindus Tange of the Epirus Mountains. Here are our top 10 reasons that Ryder-Walker is the best way to explore northern Greece. Explore... read more →
Dec 25
Nov 01
Hikers in Switzerland

Is International Travel Worth It

The State of International Travel Our 2021 Ryder-Walker hiking season may have seemed unimaginable a year ago, but our scheduled treks were a huge success. We enjoyed both guided and self-guided trips abroad and here at home numbering in the hundreds. We were excited to see so many of you... read more →
Aug 26
Rob Roy Way Grave

The Real Story of Rob Roy MacGregor

The Rob Roy Way is a trekking route through the southern Scottish Highlands that connects the iconic locations of Rob Roy’s MacGregor’s life. This idyllic trail follows windswept moors and woodlands lush with bluebells through the home of clan MacGregor, where the legendary outlaw did battle with the Duke of... read more →
Jun 23

It’s Time to Travel!

The Mountains Are Calling and We Are Jumping for Joy! Europe has given the U.S. a green light for tourists to begin visiting again. The time to travel has finally come! While we have been dreaming of a long day strolling through alpine meadows or an evening sipping wine by... read more →
May 11

Ready to Travel!

We, too, are ready to travel! A message to everyone suffering from wanderlust, just know you are not alone. International travel for tourism is ramping up and with every new country opening boarders to vaccinated tourists, recent communication from Ryder-Walker clients is not only humorous, but predictable. Take Cathy’s recent email...... read more →
Feb 24
Albanian Alps

Travel Quiz

Thanks for taking our quiz that tests your knowledge of international travel. The answers are listed below in bold. Every answer is also matched to a special Ryder-Walker trek, so click on orange text and see which adventure we have to offer. Spring is right around the corner and life... read more →
Dec 30
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye to 2020! As we joyfully bid adieu to the tumultuous year 2020, and eagerly ring in 2021 with an abundance of optimism, we thought it would be fun to share with you some of our staffs New Year’s Resolutions. Several of them are more challenging, such as... read more →
Dec 09

Give the Perfect Gift – A Ryder-Walker Trek

The Gift of Travel 2022 is ramping up to be the year of travel with most of us envisioning an epic vacation abroad. What better way to celebrate the new year and revitalize spirits than with a life-changing Ryder-Walker trek! Ryder-Walker has a variety of tried-and-true exciting and inspirational hiking... read more →