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Upper Pivot Point

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Upper Pivot Point Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Ty Morrison-Heath on May 15, 2011
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Description 

Shorter more moderate climbs in a nice quiet area.

Getting There 

Follow direction to go to Pivot Point and take a left at the fork.

Climbing Season

For the Pivot Point area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Pivot Point

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Pivot Point:
Butt Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 25'   
Elite Eight   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 30'   
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Featured Route For Upper Pivot Point
Rock Climbing Photo: Will on Butt Crack.

Butt Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  AK : Seward Highway : ... : Upper Pivot Point
A fun hand crack on the backside of the formation. Great first trad lead too. Easy free solo if that is your thing....[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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By Seth Boegel
Jun 23, 2016
Super fun but relatively short routes. This is a great spot to introduce new climbers to real rock. A really good mix between routes.

Side note: as of today (6/23/16) there is a gnarly wasps nest about halfway up the walk off. I definitely got stung twice.

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