Mar 01
Feb 24

Old Roads

We just posted this image on our facebook page, but we thought that it deserved a spot on our blog as well. The image is from our Matterhorn Trek. Ken Fuhrer shot the photo on the Turlo Pass between the villages of Alagna Valsesia and Macugnaga in the Pennine Alps,... read more →
Feb 05
Dec 11

RW Merchandise for Sale!

More great gifts!  Our new microfleece jackets by Mammut with embroidered Ryder-Walker logo are oh-so-comfy. Our trip leaders wear these jackets everywhere! They're also the perfect 3-in-one jacket. On the trail, they offer great mid layer insulation. (This is the layer above your hiking shirt, but below your rain jacket/shell.)... read more →
Dec 09

For Sale: Limited Edition Paintings of Our Favorite Hikes in Europe

These would make awesome gifts!!! Ryder-Walker commissioned award-winning artist Wayne McKenzie to paint three of our favorite hikes in Europe, the Val Ferret (Tour du Mont Blanc), the Val Travenanzes (Italian Dolomites Trek), and the Val Bregaglia (Engadine Trek). We’re selling the original paintings for $2500 each, and limited edition... read more →
Nov 12

Join Our NEW Hiking Tour in Eastern Switzerland

Did you know that we have a new hiking tour in Switzerland? Well, we do. It's called the Alpino Vino Wunderbar. Wait? Didn't we offer this trip last year? And the year before? Yes we did! The Alpino Vino Wunderbar is kind of like a hiking tour grab bag. Every... read more →
Oct 15

From Montenegro With Love

From a guest: Hi Ken, I just had to send this.  Glamorous summer on the Adriatic!  We had an excellent time.  I hope the second week went well and they enjoyed it as much as we did. Thanks for everything! -Sue Photo: Ryder-Walker head guide Ken Fuhrer in his element—leading our... read more →
Aug 17
Jul 29

Photos from Mont Blanc

Here's a group shot of our Alpino Vino Wunderbar guests on the flanks of Mont Blanc. Our group took the Panoramic Mont Blanc cable car, one of the highest cable car traverses in the world, from Chamonix France, to Courmayeur Italy. A foot of fresh snow from the night before added... read more →
Jul 27

Cool Guest Photo!

David Bloom sent us this photo. He writes, "17+miles in the Alps today!" Yes! Do you have hiking tour photos that you'd like to share? Please send them our way, or share them on our Facebook page. Happy summer!
Jul 20

Passing the Torch

Mountain guide by day, writer by night. This is Branford Walker, the next generation of mountain guides for Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures. Following in his father's footsteps, Branford is sharing his well earned knowledge of the Alps with our guests. Branford just finished guiding our Tour du Mont Blanc, a ten... read more →
Jul 16

Picnic in the Val Roseg, Switzerland

Yesterday's hike included a spectacular picnic in the Val Roseg. Top notch mountain scenery, alp cheese and Bündnerfleisch. We were a lucky bunch watching climbers on the Biancograt, all while alpine doles were circling the friendly skies. -Daniel Sundqvist Engadine Trek 2015, Switzerland

Travel and the Coronavirus for Ryder-Walker Guests

Ryder-Walker is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and acknowledges that there is growing uncertainty about the safety of traveling right now. Currently, our guided and self-guided treks are on schedule to run. Should travel restrictions be implemented by local or global authorities we will post updates on this link.

For more information please visit the websites of the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.