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Lefty Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 80'
Location: 61.02093, -149.74429 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Nick Weicht on May 7, 2014
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Lefty climbs the left line and Center Fire goes st...

Description 

This is a small cliff that at as of 2014 contained only two climbs. It is located just a moments walk up and left of the Pivot Point trail. The cliff offers forest views with less people than offered by lower and upper Pivot point. Center Fire would be a good place to learn how to lead. With its close proximity to town and a short approach this rock may still be worth doing despite only having one good route.

Getting There 

Drive to mile 112.4 of the Seward Highway and park at the Pivot Point trail head. Walk a few feet up the trail and cut left to the small cliff located a few hundred feet through the forest.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Lefty Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lefty Area:
Centre Fire   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Squeeze, Don't Pull   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 40'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Lefty starts on the moss down low then climbs the ...

Lefty 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Alaska : Seward Highway : ... : Lefty Area
Lefty starts up mossy ledges or start on the clean rock at the base of Center Fire then move into a dihedral. Plug small gear into a few broken cracks up to the anchor on the aret. This route is come in at fifty feet of vegetated climbing....[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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