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Routes in Coyote Tower

Dalai Lama (aka Viagra), The T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Hydroponics T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hydroponics- right crack strictly T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Post-Coital Snuggle S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unnamed V5 6C
User Friendly (aka Foreplay) T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Type: Trad, 55 ft
FA: Rob Lemon and Steve Sangdahl ca. 1981
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Shared By: TravisMelin on Jul 2, 2007
Admins: Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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Climb south face of the tower through a single bolt


South face of the coyote tower.


One bolt, two older pitons, nuts & cams, chain anchor


Known as "Foreplay" in the Ryan Hansen guide book. 5.4 Jun 11, 2010
Use the same chains as for "Hydroponics". Jul 1, 2010
In addition to the one bolt, there are two pitons. Jul 28, 2013
Adam J. Clark
Mill Creek, WA
Adam J. Clark   Mill Creek, WA
Not a bad route in my opinion, two pretty cool sections, one near the bottom and one near the top. Dec 12, 2013
Steve Sangdahl
eldo sprngs,co
Steve Sangdahl   eldo sprngs,co
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. Nov 30, 2015
Joel Allen
La Crosse, WI
Joel Allen   La Crosse, WI
Can be protected safely enough without the pitons, though I clipped them anyway! May 20, 2016

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