Prey

This route is located in the Muir Valley at Sunbeam Buttress

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Universal Gravitation 5.10d (Sport) **

First Ascent: J.J., Barry Brolley in 2005
Length: 40ft
Bolts: 3 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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This route is 10-15 feet right of "Prey" and features another crux start. Crimp your way past the initial roof and then edge on up to the anchors.
Descent: Cable Anchor under roof
Stays Dry:
Owner: Muir Valley
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2.47 stars (30 votes)
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5.11a (32 votes)

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1
chriss said on July 5th, 2005
Tough bouldery start!
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J-Rock said on July 12th, 2005
Yep, crimp, crimp, high step...
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J-Rock said on July 27th, 2005
This route might actually be easier for short climbers or those who can high step really high.
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Rollo said on April 21st, 2008
Definately a boulderers route with a good rest at every bolt. No endurance required... great for me!
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dirtdog said on November 3rd, 2008
Thought this start was harder than Prey's start.
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thurnauer said on May 26th, 2009
start kicked my ass a couple times, gotta run this again to get it on next trip
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anticlmber said on May 9th, 2010
woof, that's a tough little start on some little holds. at least i don't have to shave that part of my leg anymore
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Chiyram said on September 14th, 2014
The start was harder then most of the cruxes I've done on 11s and the couple of 12s I've done. lol