Precipice Trail, Acadia National Park

Precipice Trail is a 1,000 vertical foot “non-technical” climb up the exposed east face of Champlain Mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine.

The route is characterized by narrow granite ledges and iron rungs and ladders. The trail is closed most of the year due to poor conditions making the climb very dangerous. During summer months access to the mountain is restricted due to nesting endangered peregrine falcons. …

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