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Mean Cuisine 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

   
Type: Trad, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: RR, Peter Henley, 2/85
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Submitted By: Rob Dillon on Jun 4, 2007
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Description 

If your head is a bit inflated because you just led Super Slide, hop on this little number for a reality check.

Follow the thin vertical seam to the pine tree, and continue up a ways on harder ground. Eventually you want to head for a round, beach-ball-sized scoop on the left. Past this, finish up the arete.


Location 

30' or so left of the popular Digital Macabre fingercrack. Look for a little pine tree about 25 feet up on a blank slab right of a blanker arete (Defcon 5).


Protection 

I remember being real glad I had a red alien on me at one point. You pretty much want to be solid at the grade for this one.



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By Jeff Mekolites
From: HOTlanta, GA
Jan 25, 2009

Great route, a bit lichen-y...and yes it moves up and to the left of gear. This route eats up stoppers.

By Wei-Ming
From: Atlanta, GA
Jan 14, 2014

Fun route, but yes be solid at 5.10 before leading it. Some holds on the face look real friable, so be careful what you pull/step on.