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Foreplay AKA User Friendly 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Rob lemon and Steve Sangdahl 1981-ish
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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Jul 2, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Chiron Stevens


Climb south face of the tower through a single bolt


South face of the coyote tower.


One bolt, cams, chain anchor

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By Tradoholic
Jun 11, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Known as "Foreplay" in the Ryan Hansen guide book. 5.4
By Tradoholic
Jul 1, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Use the same chains as for "Hydroponics".
By Dylan B.
Jul 28, 2013

In addition to the one bolt, there are two pitons.
By Adam J. Clark
From: Mill Creek, WA
Dec 12, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

Not a bad route in my opinion, two pretty cool sections, one near the bottom and one near the top.
By Steve Sangdahl
From: eldo sprngs,co
Nov 30, 2015

We called this one "User Friendly" There were no pins or bolts on it and no sign of previous ascents or an anchor on top.Given its grade and the fact that I remember soloing it and down climbing it multiple times I,m pretty sure someone had done it before. Maybe some Native American. Rob lemon and I did this about 1981.
By Joel Allen
From: La Crosse
May 20, 2016

Can be protected safely enough without the pitons, though I clipped them anyway!

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