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We are the only climbing School in Maine with our entire staff certified by the AMGA as either Rock Guides, Rock Instructors or Single Pitch Instructors!

Featured in the New York Times!

Here’s what our clients are saying about us:

“We had an incredible time. This was our first time outdoor rock climbing and it was one we will always remember. Ryan was an awesome guide…”

“I just wanted to once again thank your company and especially Ansel for making my annual trip to Bar Harbor the best ever…”

Experience Curriculum


Never rock climbed or ice climbed before or only climbed indoors? Looking for a good way to spend a day in Acadia or Camden? These courses are designed for the first-time climber.

Rock climbing experience courses

Instruction Curriculum

Looking for in-depth rock climbing or ice climbing instruction? These courses are designed for those who are prepared to roll up their sleeves and learn.

Rock climbing instruction courses

Guiding Curriculum

Are you experienced? Just looking to get out and climb in Acadia or Camden? These courses are designed for the experienced climber interested in sampling the local classics.

Rock climbing guiding courses


accredited_color-1 Atlantic Climbing School is accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA). Accreditation is granted to companies that meet or exceed the high operational standards required by the AMGA during an extensive program and business review of their operations.


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