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Rich history of industry "firsts"
MTS was the first company to organize a sailing adventure to the Galapagos Islands back in 1970 (that's co-founder Allen Steck pictured above). Read more about our historic milestones
Who would have thought, back in 1969, that three mountaineers organizing a trek to Nepal would launch an entire industry? We never dreamed we were pioneers, never imagined our own passion for adventure would be so contagious.Learn more
When you venture into foreign lands, tackle snowy peaks or raging whitewater, you want the best guides at your side. With decades of experience in the field, MTS guides offer inspirational enthusiasm, exceptional leadership, and sheer volume of knowledge (better than any guidebook!).Read guide biographies.
We love it when our guests get back to us with wonderful tales of their MTS adventures. Their stories continually reaffirm to us the life-changing potential of adventure travel, and we'd like to share some of those stories with you. Learn more.
Meet our elite staff of seasoned, worldly-wise travel professionals. Cumulatively they have trekked, rafted, climbed, kayaked, cycled—some have even lived and worked—on every one of the seven continents. Learn more.
Commitment to Sustainability
As an organization, MTS does its part in the field to preserve and sustain the world's unique cultures and delicate environments.Learn more about the organizations MTS supports.
Awards & Accolades
When you travel with MTS, you're traveling with the best in the industry. But don't take our word for it, view our awards and accolades.
Loyalty & Referral Benefits
Become a lifetime member of the MTS Heritage Society and you'll enjoy fantastic benefits and travel advantages. Best of all, it's free to join! Learn more.
In the News
Find out what the buzz is all about. MTS has been featured in National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, Men's Journal, The Today Show and more!Read news.
From fitness requirements to travel insurance, have all of your questions answered on our frequently asked questions page. ReadFAQs.
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