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Albino Rhino 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Erik Pohlman on Jan 9, 2007

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Albino Rhino


Climb the dihedral handcrack over a few small bulge-like sections. This is one of the most popular lead routes at Sam's.


In the dihedral on the left end of the South Side, this is the dihedral handcrack, named after the horn halfway up.


Gear to 3.5". 2 bolt anchor. Rap or lower.

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By Joe M
From: Beckley, wv
Aug 12, 2007

This is easily top roped once youre on top of the cliffline. A decent route.
By LanceSullins
From: Ouray, CO
Oct 15, 2009

Very nice route that protects exceptionally well. It did eat a cam of one of the climbers in the party before me, FYI.
By Eddy Daly
From: Albuquerque, NM
Dec 3, 2012
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

About halfway up, the crack flares inward...almost ate one of my cams. Stoppers are recommended there. There are a number of bomber passive pro placements. Take a handful of larger stoppers.
By Spenser Bolte 1
From: Abilene, Texas
Mar 27, 2014

This is a WAY better lead than a TR. The anchors make TR a bit draggy. Quite fun on lead though.
By Will Haden
Mar 28, 2016

Be careful with your cams!! They will get eaten!

I have a Trango Flex cam (#3 I think) stuck in the crack just below the anchors. Will give a reward if you happen to be able to get it out.

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