Rhinoceros** E2 5c
2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
The counter-line to Aviation is a fine but difficult proposition that is high in the grade. Start right of a blank wall below the narrowest point of the overhang.
1) 5c, 14m. Climb to the band of overhangs and use thin flakes to pull onto the wall and then move left to the hanging belay of Aviation.
2) 5c, 22m. Reverse the traverse of Aviation and take the flake at its end to the next bulge. Move right for 3m and make a very hard move up the bulging wall on tiny crystals. Easier climbing above gains the summit of Low Man. © ROCKFAX

FA. P.Littlejohn 1971

Ticklists: Littlejohn South West Climbs, West Country Climbs.

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This climb is in 47 logbooks, and on 6 wishlists.

Evening epic! Surprisingly scrittly for a classic on a popular crag. Mostly HVS climbing with about 4 hard moves in total but the hard moves are all above ledges so it is all too easy to stand there and ponder commitment...
Joe Costello - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/15

P.1. Very good.
R2B - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/15 with Joe Costello

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/15

Led P1 then went onto 2nd pitch of Aviation.
Mr Tickle - AltLd O/S - 26/Apr/15 with willbatho

Combined this and aviation into one pitch, nice route
Dan0Me - 2nd O/S - 13/Apr/15 with Geoff P

bailed the hard move at the top traversed to aviation, then back on to the route.
Tom Seccombe - Lead - 08/Sep/14 with James Arding

climbed pitch 2 direct from belay
climbhannahclimb - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Nick Stephens, Jay Jackson

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/Jul/14

nickstephens - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/14 with Jay Jackson, Hanna

Mixed and matched with aviation. Totally ace climbing. Fell off the crux on the first pitch twice and then lead the rest of aviation. Then did aviation's first pitch and struggled massively worth the second crux of rhino, couldn't use the footholds to pull over the lip onto the slab. I fell off twice and a pebble slowly broke in my hand..
James Oswald - Lead dnf - 14/Apr/14 with lex

Nick Biven - 2014

kingholmesy - Lead O/S - 2014 with Colin

3 pitches because Will has commitment issues
tim exley - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/13 with will hornby

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/13

Failed on the first O/H as I got the small flake with the wrong hand and then sliced the tip of my index finger on a sharp crystal on the flake! Will try again when finger is OK.
Sean Kelly - Lead dnf - 19/Jun/13 with Harry Pearce

P1 felt strenuous until I worked out which way to put my hands! P2 cocked up the ropes and had mega drag. Then pulled a crystal off the top slab and thus thoroughly freaked out in the cold and oncoming gloom I lowered off (into old age?).
andy_pemberton - Lead dnf - 29/Apr/13 with Steve Gibson

Commitment issues
hornbywill - AltLd O/S - 2013

willhornby - 2013

Burly at the bottom with solid gear. Flake after Aviation traverse a bit lichenous and insecure. Nails move at the top, and the gear albeit good isn't as high as you'd like for a move that hard! Good fun!
AJM - 2nd β - 29/Nov/12 with Mike Goldthorp

Sublime route, 2 hard cruxes at start and finish, both felt pretty 6a to me, and quality steady climbing in between. Moors grades feel hard, but my god they are good!
Mike Goldthorp - Lead O/S - 29/Nov/12 with Andy

burto - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/12 with chris wall

1st pitch only. Then finished up aviation
mark schramm - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with Anthony

George did P1, I did P2. Well protected throughout, no harder than E2 5c.
El3ctroFuzz - AltLd - 11/Mar/12 with George Coiley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Hidden - 2012

dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Dad

mikespooner - 2nd dnf - 20/Mar/11 with Sarp Ackay

One fall on Pitch 1, onsight pitch 2.
sarpedon - Lead dog - Mar/11

Toby Dunn - Lead - 26/Jul/10 with Andy Reeve

Stonking. Attempted to gain the top slab too far right, desperately scraped around for 20 minutes trying to mantel onto nothing using crystals that aren't there, reversed, went back a few feet, then used the holds instead which worked much better. Re the comment below the gear on the first pitch is in no way "thin" - plenty there and you can pretty much see it all from the ground. The only problem being the obvious one of hanging on to place it!
Justin T - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/10 with Crispin

Hidden - 2010

First pitch done before. Second pitch onsight. Tom got very cold waiting for me to do the crux!
Steerpike - Lead β - Sep/09 with Tommo

1st pitch and 2nd pitch of Aviation, all in one pitch. Superb.
Steerpike - Lead dog - 11/Jun/09 with Huw

Jack_F - Lead dog - 31/May/09 with sam farnsworth

Hidden - 2008

Dave Searle - Lead - 29/Jul/07

Rob Kennard - 2007

climber sim - 2007

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - AltLd - May/06

Steve Bell - 2005

Rob Pitt - 2003

Marti999 - 2000

andy_pemberton - Lead - 2000 with Steve Gooberman Hill

Very Strenuous and on first pitch thin gear through and past the bulge, commiting until you arrive on aviation. Second pitch is fingery to get through the bulge - palm down!
leadmat - Lead - Jun/93 with Chris Hingston

Billg - 2nd - 08/Aug/87 with Keith Sharples

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/85

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