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Throwin' the Houlihan 

YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a

   
Type:  Sport, 50'
Original:  YDS: 5.14a French: 8b+ Ewbanks: 32 UIAA: X+ ZA: 32 British: E8 7a [details]
FA: Todd Skinner 97
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Submitted By: Fink Fink on Jun 8, 2016

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Description 

A houlihan throw is a type of lasso shot.

You can watch classic footage of Todd on this in Masters of Stone I. Well worth digging out of the archives to watch Todd throw knives and hike Wild Iris testpieces.

Footage of local Chris Marley on a modern send:

Location 

Furthest right route at the erratic, the traditional start is by stepping off the large boulder onto the face. The direct start has also been climbed.

Protection 

draws


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