Want to adventure with your friends?

Does your team need a reboot?

Custom, guided adventures for corporate teams, small groups and women.

Santa Cruz, CA

"A fantastic experience from start to finish..." - Martine T.

**A portion of our profits are used to take inner-city young women on outdoor adventures in the Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Areas**

What We Do: Guided Adventure Days In Santa Cruz, CA

With a decade of experience guiding all over the world with National Geographic and Backroads, MSA boasts outstanding leaders, professional service and unique experiences found nowhere else. Our specialty is guiding stellar half, full or multi-day adventures for your group. Our adventures are scalable and customizable. Take a look at our Adventure Calendar.

Private Groups & Corporate Events

Ignite your team! Outdoor adventure is known to boost productivity while deepening trust and expanding friendships. Be successful sooner.

Only an hour from SFO and 45 minutes from Silicon Valley/San Jose.

Adventures for Women

Ladies! Ever wanted to sleep under the stars? Go backpacking? Shout from a mountain peak? Make your next adventure a "BabeVenture".

Adventures for All Skill Levels

Whether visiting with your family, group of friends or colleagues, we have adventures available for ALL skill levels. 

Our Trips...


Learn how to recognize, harvest and prepare edible species of Northern California on this 3-hour forest hike.


A fully guided, unforgettable day of ziplining & ropes course and hiking in the redwoods


A local favorite! Experience the harvest and lots of family fun at Pie Ranch's monthly Barn Dance, a real north coast adventure.

The guides’ knowledge about such a vast array of topics was impressive. Equally impressive was their ability to convey that knowledge in such an interesting way. However nothing matched their enthusiasm and ability to connect with others, which helped us connect with each other...a really valuable experience.” - Robert D.


A guided morning redwood hike and afternoon seacliff cruiser bike ride


Play games at the beach and learn the art of sand castle building with Santa Cruz's pro sand sculptors.



Explore the diversity of life in the Monterey Bay with chances to see dolphins, whales, otter "rafts" and frolicking sea lions.


A 2-day Adventure. Camp in Big Basin, a Bay Area treasure. Roast marshmallows, sing around the campfire and sleep under the stars. Day 2 hike a portion of the famous "Big Basin to the Sea" trail that's mostly downhill, has several waterfalls and ends at the pacific ocean.

Can't choose? Don't see what you want?

Get in touch with us, we'll customize the perfect adventure for you...

I loved it! Guides were funny and motivating, outstanding in all aspects—energy, fun, making all experiences seamless. Cannot say enough good things about them...Kim R.

Adventures For Women


We inspire and empower women to have positive experiences in the outdoors

Adventure Calendar

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DON'T SEE WHAT YOU WANT, WHEN YOU WANT? Pick something from the list below, CONTACT US and we'll make it happen!

    Strenuous Rating:


    No Sweat...

    • Beach Boardwalk
    • Brewery Tour
    • Pie Ranch farm tour
    • Harley Goat Farm tour in Pescadero



    • Forage hike
    • Sandcastle building
    • Outdoor obstacle course
    • Cruiser bike ride
    • Wilderness yoga
    • Sea kayaking

    Sweating Bullets...!

    • Backpacking
    • Ropes course/Zipline
    • Mountain biking
    • Surfing
    • Rock climbing

    Food and Transportation can be included in any itinerary. We can pick-up/drop-off from the office (or other designated location) in our vans stocked with snacks, a full cooler, and good music of course. Prices vary, contact us for arrangements