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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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Fantastic climbing

Thank you to Ryan & Atlantic Climbing School for a great experience at Otter Cliffs. Ryan did a great job balancing two climbers of very different levels - my 15 year old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Liz K
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to Ryan & Atlantic Climbing School for a great experience at Otter Cliffs. Ryan did a great job balancing two climbers of very different levels - my 15 year old daughter, who is an experienced climber, and me, a 40-something, moderately fit woman who has climbed a few times. Both of us had a blast - my daughter... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such an enjoyable experience for our entire family. We spent the morning climbing on ocean-side cliffs in Acadia National Park. Our 15-year-old son loves climbing and our 12-year-old son was terrified, and they both were so happy with this outing. Our guide, Jeremy, was patient, caring, interesting, and an excellent teacher. He took extra time helping our younger... More 

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Thank 312kak
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the whole family climbing (myself, wife, and 4 boys under the age of 12). The guides did a great job picking a place that was safe for the kids. My youngest is 5 and doesn't understand that climbing up a tree that is on a ledge is dangerous. So we avoided things areas like that. Both our guides did... More 

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Bovey, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend everyone visit Atlantic Climbing School and reserve a time for this will be the "highlight" of your trip. Our guide was Jeremy and he was the most compassionate and caring individual and really made the entire experience fun, exciting and challenging. I highly recommend you ask for Jeremy on your next rock climbing experience with Atlantis Climbing School.

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Rive sud de Montréal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been doing rock climbings for years and wanted somebody to guide me in Bar Harbor. They are locate in Downtown on 2nd floor. Our guide was fun, very secur and listening to our needs. We had a great afternoon... Climbing with the sound of the sea... What an experience . Very nice activity ! Recommended !

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Thank pamiche
Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never written a review for a business before, but this climbing school was the best part of our trip to Maine. I have two children, ages 8 & 9 who have climbed a few times at indoor rock climbing facilities, but never outdoors. In fact, our gym in our home town told us that my kids couldn't start... More 

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Thank Caroline S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 4 hour climbing session at the Otter Sea Cliffs. Our guide was very friendly, patient and taught us all the basics. My wife and I enjoyed the great views of the cliffs and learnt a lot about the climbing equipment. We had no prior experience with climbing but after this we are planning to take up rock... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Thank krissp1
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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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