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Atlantic Climbing School

67 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1844
+1 207-288-2521
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Outstanding experience and guide

I've never really rock climbed before and it was absolutely incredible. Zach took me to Otter... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Darien, Connecticut
via mobile
Awesome climbing experience

Totally awesome experience, climbed with my family, 5 of us had no prior climbing experience, felt... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Named BEST OF MAINE by Down East Magazine! Featured in the New York Times! For 20 years Atlantic Climbing School has been the leader in rock climbing instruction and guiding in Maine. Healthy fun for the whole family! Half day and full day courses are available for individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages and ability levels. As Maine's premier rock climbing school we guarantee the best instruction, the most experienced guides and of course, the most rewarding rock climbing experience you'll ever have. All of our staff are certified AMGA Instructors and Guides and we are proud to be the ONLY guide service in Maine to have this distinction. In fun, in professional commitment, in everything we do - at Atlantic Climbing School, WE CLIMB HIGHER. All equipment provided. No experience needed! Accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association
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67 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1844
+1 207-288-2521
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've never really rock climbed before and it was absolutely incredible. Zach took me to Otter Cliffs and we did about five different climbs during my half day trip. He answered all my questions and I learned a lot of technique. He's really good at...More

Thank atlasct
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally awesome experience, climbed with my family, 5 of us had no prior climbing experience, felt completely safe, guides were excellent instructors and fun to hang out with, would absolutely do this again, no better way to see Acadia.

Thank AvivaStL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and daughter spent a day rock climbing with Atlantic Climbing school, and they said it was their favorite part of the vacation. Their guide was friendly and helpful, and they were able to do a number of climbs in a variety of locations....More

Thank afinetraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ryan was our amazing guide for the second year in a row. Three girls climbed, ages 11-14, one had never climbed before. Scenery at the cliffs was spectacular for climbers and spectators too! This is a must do when visiting Acadia.

Thank Mpot74
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend the Atlantic climbing school to anyone seeking taking their adventures in Acadia National Park to new heights! My guide was focused, intelligent, detail oriented and made me feel completely safe during our four hour session in the park. My goal was to...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this guided trip was amazing! Met with the owner the night prior and got our gear sorted out. Ryan the guide ride with our two families Into the park and worked with us all afternoon. He was informative, patient and provided expert coaching....More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time with Chris climbing at Otter cliff, he's a fantastic guide and nothing beats the views, especially in the evening. This is a must do experience for anyone. Will definitely be coming back again next time we're in Maine

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG! It was amazing!!!!!! Noah was patient and a fabulous instructor. We were beginners and he made sure we were comfortable with the climbs. And repelling down to the water was incredible! Terrifying and extraordinary at the same time. Just go do it. You won't...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 12 year old son and I had a great time climbing over the ocean with our guide Noah K. He helped us pick an amazing spot and put us on climbs that matched our ability.

Thank Russ G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My climbing partner and I decided to go climbing in Acadia, and had a very reliable recommendation to book through the Atlantic Climbing School. My partner booked a half day, and I booked a full day. The school was very accommodating to make sure both...More

Thank Amanda P
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Amanda, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I am glad you both had such a great time climbing with Ryan! I will pass this along to him for sure! Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Eli

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