Short Circuit* E2 5c
[Howie at Ilkley, 2 kb]16m. The centre of the wall is tricky (V2) to start and bold to finish. From the ledges, finish up Josephine Direct. © ROCKFAX
The boulder problem wall and much bolder rib above. The lower crux is fine climbing and although there is a decent offset nut it won't help much on the mantle to gain Josephine Direct.

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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 75 logbooks, and on 5 wishlists.

Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Ferdia

ferdia - 2nd - 05/Oct/14 with Andy

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 20/May/14

Robb Bert - May/14

Headpoint. Placed the offset wire before doing it.
adamwesthead - Lead rpt - 26/Apr/14 with Zeb

Shunt first time
adamwesthead - TR β - 21/Apr/14

rikbattye - Solo O/S - 10/Apr/14

danny_85 - TR β - 29/Jun/13 with Steve

Started up a v5 a bit to the left on the arete.
jacobjacob - Solo β - 19/Mar/13

Seymore Butt - 2013

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Aug/12

2 goes to boulder out bottom move, could just about imagine leading this.
RFWilkie - TR RP - 31/Jul/12 with Mark

Thinker01 - TR RP - 31/Jul/12 with Ralph Wilkinson

Matt Harle - 27/May/12

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/11

With pads, thanks to Mike and Clive for shuffling them around and to everyone else for ignoring my pleas for a toprope :-) Finished via Joesphine SuperDirect.
SteveM - Sent - 17/Aug/11

rowanrs - TR β - 09/Aug/11 with Stew Flight

Hidden - Solo O/S - 14/Jul/11

With pads
ayoungblakelock - Solo O/S - Jul/11

akhughes - Solo O/S - 26/Jun/11

robman - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

markalmack - Solo O/S - 26/Nov/10

Second attempt.
PeteH - Lead RP - 30/Aug/10 with Noel Peatfield

Ewan Russell - Solo O/S - 07/May/10 with timmy, bert, Connor, Ralph, Sarah Luumc

finished up Napoleon
simon kimber - Lead O/S - 03/May/10 with Fabrizio Della Rossa

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/10

Took me several attempts to get the boulder problem at the start. Rested for a bit then got a clean run. Brilliant route.
lrandall - Lead RP - 07/Nov/09 with Dan telescope man

Upper moves are no harder than the start but I don't like the idea of trusting the single small wire.
petellis - TR O/S - 31/Oct/09 with Luke

Hidden - Lead RP - 28/Oct/09

Hard f*cking work trying to make the first moves. Took a dozen or so attempts. Very impressed with Matteusz for leading it. Bold as hell.
lrandall - 2nd dog - 28/Oct/09

Hidden - TR - Aug/09

Been meaning to try this for ages. Well pleased to finally do it, had previoulsy done the boulder problem start.
Mattyk - Lead O/S - 04/Jul/09 with Ali, Jim, Wilky, and Huw

lukehunt - Solo O/S - 12/Apr/09

vertical worm - Solo - 2009

simoncov - TR - 11/Oct/08 with Davin

datoon - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/08 with K

Hidden - 24/Jun/08

Awesome!!!!
dazbarker - TR RP - 05/Mar/08

Quite fancied leading this but didn't fancy my chances wearing six layers so TRed it to keep warm. Also did the 6b to the right cant remember the name.
joe larner - TR O/S - 15/Feb/08 with Jess

JSA - 2008

Hidden - 2008

alaan - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/06 with Aly

reg_measures - Solo O/S - 11/May/06

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Jul/05

Hidden - 2003

Hidden - 2nd β - 24/Aug/02

chrishedgehog - Lead rpt - 25/May/00 with Dan Bailey

Bug - 2000

chrishedgehog - Lead RP - 1999 with Dan Bailey

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Solo - 05/Sep/98

Chris Reid - Solo O/S - 17/Jun/98

Grimny-lyn - the merry dwarf - Solo O/S - 1998

jfmchivall - 1998

Andy Say - Solo - 21/Jun/96

Grimny-lyn - the merry dwarf - Sent - 1996

Roget - Solo O/S - 27/May/95

Hidden - Lead O/S - Feb/95

crater - TR - 25/Jul/94

Dave Musgrove - 2nd rpt - 21/Mar/94 with David

John Southworth - Solo - 27/Oct/93

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 21/Aug/93

whispering nic - Solo - Apr/92

Paul Clarke - 1992

Dave Musgrove - Lead - 21/Sep/91 with Brian Rossiter, Nigel Baker

rob.grafton - Lead - 24/Jul/90 with Bruce

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/89

Hidden - Solo - 09/Jul/89

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1988

Hidden - Solo RP - 1987

Dave Musgrove - Solo - 22/Aug/84 with Kim Greenald

Nic Robinson - Solo - 21/Jun/81

Hammy - Solo - 08/Apr/80

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/79

dsgibson - Solo - 1979

Howard Dixon - Lead - 1971 with Martin Dixon

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
pedrosanpb, Bill Lawrence, @ndyM@rsh@ll

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