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Address: 67 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1844
Phone Number: +1 207-288-2521
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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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instructors especially Eli was fabulous

My Girl friend and I had a blast at Great head mountain with Eli. The guy was amazing. Even though it is our first time rock climbing, he made us feel comfortable and we both felt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
aditya g
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My Girl friend and I had a blast at Great head mountain with Eli. The guy was amazing. Even though it is our first time rock climbing, he made us feel comfortable and we both felt great after the 4 hour climbing. This experience is the best part of our long weekend trip to Acadia.

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Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We four (myself, husband, and kids ages 9 and 11) had an amazing time. Wendy, our guide, was professional, knowledgeable, encouraging, and very friendly. The climbs challenged us and we were right over the ocean. Thanks!!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found out about ACS from my awesome climbing guide in Joshua Tree, CA. Decided to check out Acadia coastal climbs and am truly super glad I did. Climbing multi-pitch for my first time with the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean as my back drop will be a wonderful life long memory. Seth was my guide and was 100% patient, informative, considerate, flexible,... More 

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Mamaroneck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was Noah who was very knowledgeable and friendly. I always felt safe and he was very careful to understand our skill level. He encouraged my son who has anxiety to take his time and he worked through his fear and felt fantastic afterwards. We had very little experience - only climbing indoors a few times but we all... More 

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South Berwick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Atlantic Climbing School provided us with an amazing adventure during our time on Mt. Desert Isle. Communication with them was great ahead of time to help us choose the right options and make reservations before we got there. Our instructor, Seth, gave us superb guidance and support with a complete knowledge of all the handholds and footholds and the innate... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from a trip to Acadia and went rock climbing twice with the Atlantic Climbing School with Jay as our guide. It was perfect in every way, but best described by my 7 year old, below: Jay is so amazing!!!!!!!!😍❤️🏅🏅🎖🎖We climbed with him twice! It was a blast! There are five climbs! Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zach was a great guide at otter cliffs. He was encouraging and nurturing. We'd never climbed before but would do so again. The Highlight of our trip

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four had our first experience with outdoor rock climbing. Noah was our excellent guide. He was patient, cautious and fun. We climbed an area that overlooked Jordan Pond in Acadia. The view was our reward when we reached the top, and it was spectacular! It was such a fun experience for all of us, and quite possibly... More 

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide, Noah, was meant to guide climbing. It was our 5-year old son's first time climbing and Noah was a wonderful teacher!! Noah was very patient and made him feel so comfortable. Our son had a blast!! As did we!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Wife and I were first time climbers today. We went out with Jay and Eli! To preface this with our physical shape we are 28 and 27 I got a total dad bod, and haven't seen a gym in 3 months. The wife run 10k or half marathons like once a month, so she's in great shape-way better than me.... More 

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