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Pivot Point

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Pivot Point 


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Elevation: 100'
Location: 61.0215, -149.74339 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, Dommelhiemer, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Ty Morrison-Heath on May 15, 2011
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Description 

Mile 2.2 past the Weigh Station. A secluded area that usually free of the noise of the highway. Usually relatively wind free as well. Can be dry if it is raining due to the tree cover and angle of the rock. Usually shady and if it is nice out you can count on seeing at least one other party.


Getting There 

At mile 2.2 from the weigh station you will see a large grassy ramp. Turn around if coming from Anchorage and park off the road a bit. Head up the faint trail until it forks. Pivot Point is the right area once you reach the fork and upper pivot point is another 5 minute hike up the left fork.


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pivot Point:
Butt Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 25'   Upper Pivot Point
Elite Eight   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 30'   Upper Pivot Point
Pivot Point   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 40'   Lower Pivot Point
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