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Mount Hermon Adventures

Seven miles outside of Santa Cruz is the unincorporated community of Mount Hermon, founded in 1906 as the first retreat center west of the Mississippi. Today, it operates five camp centers including Mount Hermon Adventures, where nature is the backdrop for challenging, educational and inspirational experiences.

Established in 2010, Mount Hermon Adventures uses its surrounding redwood forests to offer guided zip line canopy tours and aerial trails set high above the forest floor. With a mission to “provide people of all backgrounds a quality, authentic and inspirational experience in the outdoors using challenge and adventure experiences,” Mount Hermon Adventures brings people together in a safe, peaceful place, inviting them to challenge themselves in new and unique ways all while learning about the distinct redwood forest eco-system.

Redwood Canopy Tours

A 2-hour, guided experience through the towering redwood forest, ages 10 and up glide through the air at heights of up to 150 feet. Each canopy tour is spearheaded by two certified leaders who share in-depth knowledge about the looming surroundings as participants traverse the forest via 6 zip lines and 2 sky bridges. Watch a video of a canopy tour.

Details:

$99 per person September-May

$109 June-August

Participants must be at least 10 years old and 52” in height

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Sequoia Aerial Adventure

Known as a kletterwald in Germany, where these types of ‘climbing forest’ courses are commonplace, Mount Hermon Adventures Sequoia Aerial Adventure offers three exhilarating obstacle courses set from 30 to 80 feet above the forest floor. Participants conquer numerous elements, including swinging logs, cargo nets, sky bridges, cables, and 2 zip lines. The 2-hour self-guided courses vary in difficulty, enabling everyone to be challenged at a level just right for them. Prior to embarking on the hovering trails, each participant receives instruction from a knowledgeable staff member who then monitors the group’s progress throughout the course. Click here to watch a video of the aerial adventure trails.

Details:

$65 per person September- May

$75 June- August

Participants must be at least 10 years old and 52” in height

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Discovery Grove

Discovery Grove is a scaled down version of the Sequoia Aerial Course ideal for young adventurers, birthday parties, and families with young children. Set 25 feet above the forest floor, it offers seven obstacles and a short zip line. The 2-hour group adventure begins with staff instruction before the group of up to 20 people sets off on their self-guided ‘climbing forest course’ adventure. Click to watch a video (LINK: https://vimeo.com/89017435) of the Discovery Course.

Details:

$500 group reservation for 10-20 people

Ages 5-11, adults may accompany

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Escape from the busyness of daily Silicon Valley life and immerse yourself in the beauty and exploration of the redwoods at Mount Hermon Adventures. Push your personal limits, connect with nature, and experience the coastal forest from a vantage point like no other.

Mount Hermon Adventures

17 Conference Drive, Felton CA
831-430-4357

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