Pivot Point parking area with "Shot Rock"...
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.
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.
Weather station 4.7 miles from here
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Trickster 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a AK
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Trickster climbs up the juggy face holds then cut right under the overhanging section. A good crack brings you to a left side pull to clip the bolt. Pull through in a small corner and continue up the aret or corner straight up to the tree anchor. This route is protected by one lone bolt on the aret....[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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By Chris McNeil
From: Essex, MA
Aug 17, 2014
Having heard horror stories of bad rock along the highway, I was amazed by the quality of rock at this area--although not the most textured rock, certainly worth the time of checking it out.