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Coastal Climbers: Acadia Rock Climbing Adventure

By Tom Richardson; Photos Courtesy Acadia Mountain Guides

For true Down East adventure with incredible ocean views, try your hand at climbing the cliffs of Acadia National Park. Several companies, including Acadia Mountain Guides, offer classes aimed at novice climbers. AMG provides all the gear you’ll need to climb safely, and certified guides to show you the ropes!

Acadia Mountain Guides will get you climbing the cliffs of Acadia safely.

Picturesque climbing areas inside Acadia Park include PrecipiceOtter CliffsSouthBubbleCanada Cliff and Greathead. Depending on your needs and desires, your guide can teach you face, slab and crack climbing technique; belaying and rappelling techniques; short-roping, and important knots and anchoring skills.


It helps not to look down when climbing the sea cliffs!

Acadia Mountain Guides offers the following classes:


Full-Day Rock Climbing
Time: 7 hours


Half-Day Rock Climbing
Time: 4 hours 


Family Rock Climbing
Time: 4 or 7 hour session


Evening Rock Climbing
Time: 3 Hours

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