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North America, United States, Colorado, Palisades, Wisteria Tower, Autumn Sonata

Wisteria Tower, Autumn Sonata, Palisades. In August, Chip Salaun and I climbed Autumn Sonata (III, 5.10). The route ascends the central crack system of the Wisteria Tower, the next prominent buttress 100 feet downhill from the Great Chimney Buttress. The route is identified by a large left-facing dihedral ending in an overhang. Scramble behind the huge boulder located at the base of the dihedral to begin the route. The following five pitches contain much jamming in cracks of up to five inches.

William Alexander, Unaffiliated