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Approach to Illusion Wall

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1.2 mi 2.0 km
1,616 ft 493 m
-201 ft -61 m

This roughly works! Track starts from where the Illusion Wall trail branches off from the old Squire Creek road. I think the track loses the proper trail for a bit on the descent to the creek (track too far right) but rejoins the trail in time to find the magical long log that starts in the overgrown bushes out of the wash (cairned) and continues all the way across the creek. It's better to branch off the initial log midway across the creek onto 2 others, then continue upstream a little ways to find the wash that begins the uphill trail (also cairned). This track is not perfectly optimal from the first bivy spot to the base - we found a more optimal route on the way down. After the first handline, move further right to go up a bushy trail rather than wet slabs. Further on after traversing up and left quite a ways, if you think you might be getting into sketchy slab traversal territory, look down and left for a handline down to more trail.

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