Guiding since 2016
Paddy O’Mara has been climbing since 2013 and learned how to climb on the many different cliffs and boulders of North Carolina. While studying recreation management at Appalachian State University, he explored many of the South East climbing destinations and experienced some of the world class areas around the country. Some of these places include: Looking Glass, Laurel Knob, Linville Gorge, Tennessee Wall, Red River Gorge, New River Gorge, Cathedral ledge, Cannon Cliff, Joshua Tree, and Mt. Lemmon. He was introduced to Acadia Mountain Guides through the internship program and is back for his second year as a single pitch guide. Paddy is a certified single pitch instructor and a wilderness first responder.
- PCIA Single Pitch Climbing Instructor Certification
- Wilderness First Responder
- B.S. in Recreation Management with a concentration in Outdoor Experiential Education.