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Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School

228 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1739
+1 207-288-8186
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Cliff climbing for EVERYONE!

We came across a groupon but it required to be booked at least a week in advance so I gave them a... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
mariv378
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Amazing morning on the cliffs

Christian was our guide for the morning. He was very knowledgeable about clmbing, repelling and... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Ryan-Kari2010
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228 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1739
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We came across a groupon but it required to be booked at least a week in advance so I gave them a call before purchasing and they were so accommodating and flexible in anticipation of our visit. Definitely call them first! It was so exciting...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Christian was our guide for the morning. He was very knowledgeable about clmbing, repelling and keeping scaredy cats calm. Being from FL we don't see many hills let alone cliffs or mountains, Christian made it all seem easy and after the first repel we were...More

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AMGCS, General Manager at Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your climb in Acadia National Park with us -- the Guides are amazing outdoor educators and patient teachers and coaches! We appreciate the review and for choosing Acadia Mountain Guides! Rock On!

Reviewed 22 September 2016

I had a GREAT time climbing in Acadia! I am usually terrified of heights, but my guide Christian was able to soothe my nerves. Christian took my friend Ally and I on a tour of the best places to climb along the coast! We climbed...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My wife and I were in the Bar Harbor area for a few days this past week (week of 9/12/16). I am primarily a gym climber in the 5.9/5.10 range (live in Florida) and over the last year or so have been trying to gain...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I am 69 with arthritis in knees and hands and had never done rock-climbing before although I was curious about it. I felt fit and considered myself nimble though and decided to give it a try after reading the enthusiastic reviews of Acadia Mountain Guides...More

Thank EllieOS
AMGCS, General Manager at Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review of our climbing school! We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your climbing lesson! The variety of terrain in Acadia National Park makes it a phenomenal location to try climbing for the first time, or...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Brian O'Leary took our whole family on an all-day program. It was definitely the highlight of our vacation and all our kids LOVED it (ages 20, 18, 16, and 11). We climbed somewhere near the Precipice Trail which the kids had just done the day...More

Thank waylandmom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

It was my first time in Acadia so i wanted to really get the full experience. My guide, Christian, from the Acadia mountain guides did exactly that. It was like going out with your best friend. My favorite part was the rock climbing. It was...More

2  Thank Doug R
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I can't even begin to put in words how incredible this climbing experience was. I initially purchased this as a gift for my significant other, who is an avid climber. Me, on the other hand, am terrified of heights and had zero climbing experience-- but...More

1  Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great experience, especially for my 11 and 13 year old boys. Made an excellent trip to Acadia a memorable one. Our instructor Brian O'Leary was very friendly, knowledgeable, great with the boys. Having climbed indoors previously, there was a level of awareness, but the Otter's...More

Thank Braj P
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My 14 year old daughter went on a climb with our guide Alex. She had climbed indoors before but this was a new experience for her on Otter Cliffs. Alex was knowledgeable and a great instructor and immediately put us both a ease. She did...More

Thank Susan K
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pbeleck
Hello! My family is coming mid July to Bar Harbor. We have a four year old boy, is he too young to do this?
24 June 2015|
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Response from AMGCS | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately, we can only take children ages 6 and up climbing.
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Dani C
Just curious on how many hours the half day is compared to the full day...?
11 March 2015|
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Response from AMGCS | Property representative |
Hi Dani Karen has pointed you in the right direction! A half day if 4 hours (8am-noon or 1pm-5pm) and a full day is 7-8 hours and normally begin around 9:00AM. These programs would be with you, your partner, and the... More
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