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Approach to Drinking Kool-Aid & Latter Day Sands

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0.4 mi 0.7 km
795 ft 242 m
-36 ft -11 m

Uploaded 2021. Follow the approach to Earth Angel but continue in the main wash for another five minutes, passing an obvious bivy cave. Just past an unusual, upturned tree root network (visible in the photo of Blake under Latter Day Sands) leave the main wash and work up red slickrock slabs.

Near the top, bushwhack rightwards along the base of the northwest aspect of Misguided Angel (Tower) to a short chimney with a fixed line. Follow this fixed line up the chimney and up gullies all the way to the saddle between Misguided Angel and the main wall. For routes to the right (Drinking Kool-Aid, Full Contact Origami, Faith in the Stone), work right along the wall. For routes to the left (Dickel's Delight, LDS, the Cult Leader), pop over the saddle and work left.

Allow about 15 minutes from when you leave the main wash plus the time to get to that point (at least an hour). Expect much rock hopping up the wash and minor bushwhacking between the slickrock slabs and the fixed lines.