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Upper Pivot Point

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Upper Pivot Point Rock Climbing 

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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

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]

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'   
Divine Nine   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 30'   
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Featured Route For Upper Pivot Point
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Elite Eight 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Alaska : Seward Highway : ... : Upper Pivot Point
The most obvious climb as you pop out of the trail to the rock face. Great first sport lead as it is rather safe for the highway. Bring slings for the anchor as it is just two bolts. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Alaska

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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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