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Address: 67 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, 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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Incredible experience!!

This was awesome!! My three girls - 15, 18, and 23 years old - husband, and I really loved our first time rock climbing. Our guides, Hannah and Ryan, were perfect! They were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was awesome!! My three girls - 15, 18, and 23 years old - husband, and I really loved our first time rock climbing. Our guides, Hannah and Ryan, were perfect! They were encouraging and helpful while making us feel safe and secure. We never realized we could climb real cliffs. My oldest is even following rock climbers on Instagram... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went as a family if 4 with a 6 and 7 year old. The guide went out of his way to ensure the kids were excited and relaxed. Climbed down cliffs over the ocean around Otter Cove. The highlight of our trip thanks to our awesome guide Eli.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We recently spent time in Acadia National Park and one of the highlights was our time with Atlantic Climbing School. We signed up for the Family Climbing Experience and it was perfect. We are a family of two adults and two teens and we all loved it. Our guide was fantastic - personable, encouraging, professional and experienced. I personally do... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had the most amazing experience climbing with our guide, Ryan. He was funny and helpful and overall, everything you would want in a guide. After he sensed that we were a bit apprehensive about the whole thing since we are not experienced climbers, he made sure to explain all of the equipment and how everything worked. This was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Our children were 4&5 years old at the time of our visit and Mat, our guide, was amazing with them. Absolutely a great time and safety was his top priority. Our child just asked if we would see him absinthe this year. A must do experience.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We climbed Otter Cliffs with Eli. I was a 10/10 nervous at the start as I was climbing with my 2 teens. Eli was amazing with helping each of us with rappelling and climbing at different locations along the cliffs. It was clear that safety was the priority and I quickly found my self having a most incredible day. Eli... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

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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Additional Information about Atlantic Climbing School

Address: 67 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: +1 207-288-2521
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  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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