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“The one thing we have to do every year we visit.”

Atlantic Climbing School
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Owner description: 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
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I have been climbing with ACS for the last seven years that we have been to Bar Harbor. Always a great time with experienced and knowledgeable guides. We would recommend them to everyone considering climbing.

Thank Gaurdien
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

A fantastic family activity with our 8 and 10 year old daughters. We aren't thrill-seeking parents by nature and this was a unique opportunity to get out of our collective comfort zones, so the sense of achievement was enormous. Our kids were far more nimble than us and it was a unique opportunity for them to see their parents having to persevere with something that wasn't straightforward.

Our instructor, Christian, was superb. He had an incredibly gentle manner with the girls but combined it with a calm and in control demeanour that gave us complete confidence.

There was a bit of a schlep and scrambling from the Acadia car park (where we had to wait a little to find a space) to the South Bubble site- we felt the amount of climbing time was ample but you may wish to ask about alternative locations if you want to maximise this amazing experience.

Thank Hildenbro
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

We highly recommend this outfit. We spent a half day at Otter Cliffs. We felt very safe 20' or so above the rocks.

Thank RV10pilot
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Never thought I would try rock climbing, but after reading a few reviews-- we were sold! We had an amazing family outing with our boys-- age 9 and 11-- to the credit of Ryan who made sure we were all comfortable and challenged. We spent the afternoon with waves crashing against the rocks beneath us-- truly spectacular! Appreciate the attention to safety! This was a great experience all the way around.

Thank kzc27
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is a must adventure for every visitor to Acadia. I don't know how the experience could have been any better with the guides. We had two members in our group that had never been climbing and we had several members that had experience and yet our adventure was great for all members. Will be back to venture through Acadia and will use Atlantic Climbing school for some new climbs.

Thank CrazyCraig1
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