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 →
May 15
French Pyrenees Hiking Tour

Four Experiences You Can Only Find in the French Pyrenees

The French Pyrenees are a mountain range unlike any other. Situated along the French-Spanish border, these mountains have a distinct medieval history. Although they are less famous than their eastern sisters the Alps, their relative obscurity gives the Pyrenees a distinct peace. In the Pays-Basque, located in the lower Atlantic... read more →
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 →
May 02

The Top Five Reasons to Visit the Julian Alps

The Julian Alps are a truly undiscovered treasure. Nestled at the eastern extreme of the Alps, the Julian Alps are known for their rugged wilderness and striking granite peaks. While the Julian Alps remain proudly wild in comparison with their western cousins, they are dotted with unique and charming villages,... read more →
Apr 20
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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 14

Norway’s Mountains and Fjords are Spellbinding

Norway's mountains and fjords are really magical to me. I love the jagged peaks, the intricate waterways and the tiny villages tucked away in sheltered coves. On a sunny day, the water sparkles like a million diamonds. Weather On a cloudy day, the glowing window of a fisherman's hut invites passersby to step in for tea... read more →
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 →

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