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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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A MUST DO

My wife and I came to Acadia and have always wanted to try rock climbing. They were fantastic and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seth H
via mobile
Amazing climbing for a second time this week!!!

We climbed on Sunday with various ages and abilities at Pebble Beach with Ryan and Zach! Everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
5crazies
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University Park, Florida
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I came to Acadia and have always wanted to try rock climbing. They were fantastic and do private tours that accommodate small to large groups. It was my wife, myself and our guide Wendy. We climbed at Otter cliff and had a...More

Thank Seth H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We climbed on Sunday with various ages and abilities at Pebble Beach with Ryan and Zach! Everyone had a great time. Just my two daughters went back out today with Ryan and Chris at Otter Cliffs. They had a great time, Ryan was able to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were 5 adults and 6 children under the age of 8, with our youngest being 4. Wendy and Chris were amazing guides. They were patient, encouraging, and supportive. We all learned a lot, including that we can "trust the rope" and enjoy climbing and...More

Thank mantevy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first time climbing and Jay made it extremely fun yet challenging. His knowledge, encouragement, and personality made this a highlight of our trip. Thanks Jay for a great adventure and a fun day. Eli thanks for getting us set up Holly &...More

Thank alebihan
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Holly & Alan, It was very nice meeting you both and I am so glad you enjoyed your climb with Jay. He is great at what he does and I am psyched he is on the team. Thanks for the kind words and for climbing...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Acadia with my family last week and did a half day with Atlantic. Spoke with my guide, Ryan, the day before the session and talked through my experience level and what I was looking for. We ended up heading over to the South Wall/Precipice...More

Thank kenis138
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Ken, Thanks for the kind words! I passed this along to Ryan and he was psyched to read it! We really appreciate the review and we are glad you had such a blast. Multi-pitch climbing at the South wall is tough to beat! We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent experience with my guide Ryan today. Picked good challenging routes based on my experience level and pushed me to complete routes I would not have attempted on my own. He made sure I had a good time and even helped with some...More

Thank John G
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

John, Psyched you had a blast! Thanks for the shining review! I will pass this along to Ryan and I am sure it will make his day! Thanks again! Cheers, Eli Simon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our 15-year-old girl's trip to Acadia. She's done some climbing before, and we chose a half-day one-on-one trip for her. Our guide, Zack, gave us a choice of climbing venues, and we chose Otter Cliffs. Zack was obviously knowledgeable, and...More

Thank Jodyyy5262
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Jody, Thanks for the kind words and for climbing with us! I will pass this along to Zack! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Cheers, Eli Simon

Reviewed 1 week ago

The BEST, hands down. My husband and I have climbed with a number of different guides in a few different states and the ACS folks are the best, period: they're really friendly, very professional and knowledgeable, and great teachers. We climbed in 2016 with Dane...More

Thank Rachel Marie S
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Rachel, Thanks for the wonderful review! It was great to chat with you guys a bit and I am glad your experience with Ryan was awesome and you were able to learn and climb a ton! Ryan was telling me that your climbing puns were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went out with Ryan for my first out door climbing experience (indoor climber for a little less than a year). He took me to seal cliffs, south side next to precipice, and great head. Amazing routes and great stories had. So much so I...More

Thank Tyler W
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Tyler, The Acadia trifecta is hard to beat! I am glad you had a blast with Ryan! Thanks a ton! Cheers, Eli

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have been wanting to get back in shape for several months, and with our anniversary approaching, we decided to go rock climbing on Mount Desert Island. Atlantic Climbing School exceeded our expectations. We lucked out with the weather, but as long...More

Thank Alexis A
climbacadia, Owner at Atlantic Climbing School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Alexis, I am so glad you guys had a blast! I will share your wonderful review with Dane and I am sure it will make his day! Thanks a ton! Cheers, Eli

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