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Rhinoceros Rock

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Rhinoceros Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jul 9, 2002
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Rhinoceros Rock is the slabby rock just to the west of the massive Outer Outlet. This rock sees few ascents, but it has a couple of fun cracks for beginners. The northwest face is highly broken up with cracks running diagonally up and to the right.

Fixed rappel anchors are located at the highest point, and go off the south side of the rock.

Getting There 

Follow the Outlets trail around to the northern edge of the area. From the meadow just north of the Outer Outlet, Rhinoceros Rock is just west (right), and is connected to Outer Outlet by a gigantic boulder that is cammed between the two.

Climbing Season

For the Outlets area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Rhinoceros Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rhinoceros Rock:
Chockstone Pinnacle   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Sport, 2 pitches, 120'   
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Featured Route For Rhinoceros Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave Meyer on/in the big window on top of Rhinocer...

Hairy Horn 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b SD : Custer State Park : ... : Rhinoceros Rock
This is a fun route that can be led in two or even three pitches. The second pitch is unprotected as you approach the so-called window or balcony. The third pitch is quite short and leads to the airy east summit. The view to the northeast includes the summit of Old People's Dome and the view to the southeast includes the entire climb called Inner Course on the Formation Youbet Jorasses....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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