May 04
Eiger Hiking Tour

Why the Eiger Trail is the Most Epic Hike on Earth

The Eiger Trail is the soul of alpine hiking. The stunning ten-day journey leads you through some of the most awe inspiring vistas on earth, locations critical to mountaineering history, and multiple alpine villages turned world class destinations. Parsing through the core of the Swiss Alps, between the villages of... read more →
Apr 20
Apr 06
Mar 22

The Top 5 Aeolian Islands You Must Visit

No trip to Sicily is complete without an adventure to the Aeolian Islands. Take a trip through time to our five favorite Aeolian Islands. If you’re like us and need to add the Aeolian Islands to your to-do list, check out our Sicily & Aeolian Islands trek here. Stromboli The... read more →
Mar 13
our top 5 favorite foods in the Italian Dolomites

Our Top 5 Favorite Foods in the Italian Dolomites

Ryder-Walker takes good eating as seriously as we take good hiking. No region of Europe offers dining opportunities quite like the foods in the Italian Dolomites. The Italian Dolomites have many Michelin star rated restaurants and local farm to table restaurants. The food in the high alpine shelters is prepared... read more →
Feb 23
Feb 09
This is what views of the Amalfi Coast, Italy are all about. Hiking with Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures.

Babsi Glanznig Hikes the the Amalfi Coast & Capri

Ryder-Walker hiking guide Babsi Glanzing said she was dying to visit Capri and the Amalfi Coast. So when the time came to update route descriptions and maps for our self-guided Capri & the Amalfi Coast hiking tour, we knew right where to turn. We bought Babsi a round trip ticket to... read more →
Jan 23
A group of hikers looks up at Corona Arch in Moab, Utah.

Sandstone Arches are Marvelous Works of Art

Throughout our planet some of the most sensational achievements have not been built by architects or even sculpted by artists. In our natural world, from sandstone mountains in Central Europe to the Desert Southwest of our own United States, nature has carved out some of the most beautiful and unique... read more →
Jan 18

Dave’s Favorite Patagonia Photos on Instagram

Dave Gruss, our intrepid guide, visited Patagonia and we featured some of his favorite photos on our Instagram profile. Below are a few of his favorite images from our Hiking Argentina & Chile Guided Trip. Have you ever wondered what it's like to hike in Patagonia? Now's your chance to... read more →
Dec 12
Oct 31
2018 Ryder-Walker Hiking Tour Catalog Cover.

Ryder-Walker 2018 Digital Hiking Tour Catalog

We're having a lot of fun flipping through our 2018 digital hiking tour catalog. You can turn pages like a magazine, zoom in, print out individual pages, and download a pdf version if you like. You’ll find new trips, feature stories and more inside. You can view our 2018 digital catalog... read more →
Sep 29
A hiker gazes at the snow covered Vignemale (3,298 meters), the highest peak in the French Pyrenees.

The Vignemale Massif

Last week I took a group of 5 men on an 8-day private guided hike through the Pays Basque and French Pyrenees in southern France. Here is a shot of our guest Brent gazing up at the Vignemale (3,298 meters), an incredibly good-looking peak that sits on the border of... read more →

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