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Gunkish S,TR 
Happy Falling to You S,TR 
Hot Wire S,TR 
I’m Going ... Oh I’m Going Nowhere! S,TR 
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Pink Butt Tights S 
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Reach of Faith  S,TR 
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S&S Left S,TR 
S&S Right S,TR 
Sally S 
Savage Within aka Bloody Sister 1, The S,TR 
Side Pull Plus S 
Spank-A-Saurus S,TR 
Triple Banger Overhanger S,TR 
Window on the Hudson S,TR 
Ziggy's Overhang S,TR 

Triple Banger Overhanger 

YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Pat McCabe (pioneer/designer) / Drew Walsh (free ascent)
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Submitted By: kenr on Nov 7, 2012

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One of many challenging moves.

Description 

The historic "original" difficulty grade in the West Point guide was 5.10
The historic route description was:
"Climb over three overhangs just left of “salt & pepper” route. Climb basically a straight line just left of small tree by rap/belay station near top. Can finish to top of PI Wall."

Could set up Top-Rope by making a short rappel from above the top of the cliff down to the anchor bolts.

Location 

route name at bottom painted in white as of 2014
RRT# 176
. (between "Message to Garcia" and "Salt & Pepper")

The historic Start description was:
"Start right of the Message to Garcia/Channel route 5 feet above a “blonde” window of missing rock about 12 feet up."

Protection 

Bolts. Years ago there were 11 bolts, but I have not checked to see of that count is still accurate.


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By Stephen Becker
Sep 15, 2013

Still 11 bolts (including the 2 for the anchors). The third overhang is much smaller; crux is at the first overhang IMO, with a physical undercling. Route felt a bit harder than the nearby S&S Left.
By kenr
Nov 12, 2014

At my height the obvious line through the first overhang seemed very reachy (I didn't get it, on top-rope). I saw another bolt near the right side of the first overhang, so I tried that, which was not easy, with wicked slippery sloper hands to ledge above.

I sort of remember other reachy slopy stuff in other sections ... so if you're tall and like to make friends with slopy holds, you might enjoy this route.