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!

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Experience Curriculum

Never rock 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 and are by far our most popular course! Perfect for individuals, couples, families and groups!

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


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.