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Atlantic Climbing School

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Address: 67 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: +1 207-288-2521
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Description: Named BEST OF MAINE by Down East Magazine! Featured in the New York Times...
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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Family fun on Otter Cliffs

Our family of four had a great experience climbing Otter Cliffs with ACS guide Dane. He was friendly, knowledgable and encouraging. We were first time climbers. He was able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our family of four had a great experience climbing Otter Cliffs with ACS guide Dane. He was friendly, knowledgable and encouraging. We were first time climbers. He was able to make the climb enjoyable for all. We had stopped in the shop the day prior and signed up with Eli. He was friendly and made great recommendations for restaurants, etc.... More 

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San Diego, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a basic rock climbing experience with our 9 year old daughter and twin 5 year old boys and were beyond thrilled with our experience. We took two guides (which I would highly recommend with young kids.) Both our guides Hannah and Grant were exceptional! They made sure we were safe and had a great time. When... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband read about ACS in a business magazine years ago, and decided we had to try climbing when we visited the area. He is willing to try anything, but I'm more hesitant. Also, I'm afraid of heights. Our guide Hannah did a great job of finding a happy medium so we would both have a satisfying experience. We started... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

If you’re in Bar Harbor Maine, you must rock climb with Atlantic Climbing School. I’ve always wanted to rock climb but I was afraid. Being on the rocks gave me a natural high and a new passion to climb. We had the most astonishing instructor Hanna. She was extremely knowledgeable, professional, and sooooo much fun!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed the climb. We've done many outdoor activities and it's much better than scuba diving! Would recommend it to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

You will not regret taking a day out of your vacation to Acadia to learn to rock climb with Atlantic Climbing School! I had no climbing experience (only hiking and rock scrambling) going into this. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and professional and just all-around fun. They started us at an easier climb to boost our confidence and the climbs... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

If you're considering whether to book these guys for a climb on your trip to Acadia, quit thinking about it. Just book it. It will be a (or THE) highlight of your trip. I did a half-day climb with Eli on the Otter Cliffs. I'd never been climbing outside--I've been climbing about a year and a half at a gym.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We went to bar harbor to visit Acadia National Park and was looking for something different to do. We found this climbing school that offers tours for beginners. Our guide hannah, was really nice, she gives us encouragement to continue climbing and not get stuck. The view was just amazing, if you're not afraid of heights and some cuts and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I had never climbed before, mostly as I felt intimidated and feared the height factor. Though I decided that I could live in fear or control my fear, so I went for it. I am not a spring chicken, but my guide Eli was awesomeness! He never made me feel old, instructed me on the knots, procedures, expectations and always... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Top notch operation. We've climbed with ACS guides several times and have been challenged - in a fun way! - every time. Very professional guides who want to give you the most out of your experience with them

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Address: Address: 67 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: +1 207-288-2521
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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