Half-Day Rock-Climbing Trip for Two or Four from Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School (Up to 45% Off)

Bar Harbor

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Mankind's underdeveloped climbing skills and inability to digest tin cans are two ways in which evolution left humans inferior to goats. It's mind over Matterhorn with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $109 for a half-day rock-climbing trip for two (a $198 value)
  • $179 for a half-day rock-climbing trip for four (a $320 value)

Led by a certified guide, climbers traverse canyons, cliffs, and other rocky routes at Acadia National Park, Clifton, or Camden on a half-day climbing trip that includes all necessary equipment.

Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School

High above the Atlantic’s lapping waves, helmeted figures scale vertical rock walls. Undaunted, they surmount challenging obstacles and overhangs, building anchors and belaying while learning technical skills from a beginning level. They feel safe with the knowledge that they’re being overseen by American Mountain Guide Association or Professional Climbing Instructors Association-accredited climbers. Director Jon Tierney––who also boasts an international guiding license from the IFMGA––leads Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School’s faculty of experienced guides as they usher first-time and experienced explorers up majestic rock faces, snow-covered cliffs, and frozen waterfalls. Company guides frequently showcase their comfort in varied terrain as well, having applied their climbing skills on film sets to set up safety rigging for Shutter Island.

Guides provide mentorship during multi-day mountaineering trips to distant mountains, and lead day trips to share pivotal climbing skills that help students scale a range of icy and rocky conditions. In an array of advanced or basic classes, they instruct pupils on principles of anchoring, top roping, belaying, and sport or lead climbing—imbuing them with the skills to scale mountainsides or be the first to reach the top of a wedding cake. Instructors also teach students mid-climb rescues, such as how to deal with medical issues and make improvised ascents, or metamorphosize into an instructor.

Reviews

You will discover they provide safe, casual and confident climbing instruction.

oxofthesun, TripAdvisor, 5/26/10

Safety was excellent without being obtrusive.

adventuretraveler64, TripAdvisor, 9/4/10

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “The guide was excellent, very knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely go back to Acadia Mountain Guides to climb in Acadia.”

  • “This is an awesome experience. Our guide, Dick, was very patient and professional. We had a great time!”

  • “Awesome experience! Loved our guide Steven! ”


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    Bar Harbor

    228 Main Street

    Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

    207-288-8186

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In a Nutshell

Experienced guides lead climbers through novice, intermediate, and advanced rock routes in Acadia National Park, Camden, or Clifton

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 10th, 2013. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Not valid until 5/1/13. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required at least 2 weeks in advance; subject to availability. Valid only for Acadia National Park, Camden, and Clifton Crags rock or ice climbs. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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