White Needle, Southeast Ridge, Nun-Kun Group, 1979. Ewa Hara- simowicz, Krystyna Niederle and Andrzej Pelc established Base Camp on the Sapath Glacier at 14,100 feet and Camp I at 18,375 feet. On October 30 and November 1, 1979 they scaled a new route, the technically difficult, knife-edged ice southeast ridge of the White Needle (21,523 feet, 6560 meters). Some of the upper pitches were UIAA Grade IV+.
Józef Nyka, Editor, Taternik, Poland