While hiking the Alps in the summer months, I’ve often found myself in what feels like an unending walk uphill, where – as much as I love hiking – the more I pick up my feet, the taller the mountain seems to get. Although my logical brain is happy enough to take a breath, look Continue Reading →
More than just a place to stay, Hotel Grones in the Italian Dolomites is a place to enjoy and celebrate your hiking tour in the Alps. Attention to detail, great food, comfortable surroundings, and hosts who really care about your experience make this alpine hotel one of the greats.
Strangolapreti or “Priest stranglers” are a delicious dumpling native to the Trentino Dolomites.
Here at Alpinehikers we’re often asked questions about traveling solo in the Alps. I recently sat down with Abby Strauss-Malcolm, a veteran guide and head of sales for Alpinehikers and our partner company Run the Alps, to ask about her many solo miles traveled throughout the United States, the Alps and all over the world. Continue Reading →
One of the things I always share with people about the Alps is that while in this part of the world you are surrounded by non-stop postcard worthy photo opportunities. The Alps are strikingly beautiful. With that said, the biggest constraint on capturing these photos is the photography skills behind the camera — at least Continue Reading →
Traveling to the Dolomites? A stop at Gostner Schwaige is a must! If you find yourself trekking through the majestic peaks of the Val Gardena in the Italian Dolomites, say on our self-guided Great Dolomites Traverse, we’ve got a must do suggestion for you. Go to a foodie’s hidden heaven, located just above Ortisei on Continue Reading →
We understand that its nice to know who you will be exploring the trails with during your Alpinehikers tour. My name is Eryka Thorley and I work in the Alpinehikers office as well as guide in the Alps. Each month we will be introducing you to another member of our fantastic guide staff in Europe Continue Reading →
We understand that its nice to know who you will be exploring the trails with during your Alpinehikers adventure. My name is Eryka Thorley and I work in the Alpinehikers office as well as guide in the Alps. This is the first of a guide bio series that will introduce you to our fantastic Alpinehikers Continue Reading →
Upon return from their third Alpinehikers self-guided tour, Tami & Christophe Dinello had much to share about their Dolomites Traverse. Pictures and rave reviews abound. The Dolomites are a mountain range located in northeastern Italy and were declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2009. We run both guided and self-guided tours in this incredible Continue Reading →