High Street

2 Stars
 E4 6a

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Amble up the slab then attack the right-hand crack system via a taxing start to a breather. Step right and follow the thin continuation strenuously though on good finger-locks. A start up the slab to the right is the bold High Times, E5 6a.
FA. Peter Biven 1956. FFA. Jim Reading 1975


Surely this is easier than Boulevard? Or is it just another finger size thing?
al evans - 21/Jul/03

did boulevard ok around new year and frigged up high st yesterday - so I would say no
simon lee - 23/Feb/04

agree - boulevard easier than high street; but maybe i pumped out putting too much gear in...
great climb
svenac - 05/May/05

Boulevard is easier than this one, but only just
Matt - 18/May/05

Seconded this again last night and the moves up the initial bulge from the slab to gain the crack feel significantly harder than anything on Boulevard.
rob w - 20/Jun/06

Quite a bit harder than Boulevard. Great climbing and the hardest move for me was right at the top using a small flat crimp. The moves to get established in the crack are ok and this section felt easier than the crux of Frustration in the first bay.
craig devonshire - 30/Jul/07

Probably a little soft, but deffo E4 6a compared to boulevard. First couple of moves quite powerful and that ledge is a bit distracting, followed by pumpy headwall. All in all a great route.
liam pos - 20/Oct/10

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