Only an easy scramble remained and we were there, on the hitherto untrodden summit of Nelion.
Eric Shipton (1977). That Untravelled World. Illustrations by Biro (2nd edition ed.). London: Hodder and Stoughton. ISBN 0-340-21609-3.
...and I longed to return to the peak to explore some of the many ridges and faces which as yet had never been attempted. I now realise how lucky I was to have had this extraordinary peak virtually to myself;...Eric Shipton
Few mountains have such a superb array of ridges and faces.Eric Shipton
After that I was infused with a pleasant sense of abandon. Our rope was not long enough for us to abseil down the red step, and the idea of climbing down it without support from above was not to be contemplated; therefore we just had to reach the summit.Eric Shipton
(To Eric Shipton) who had contributed a great deal to the achievement.Eric Shipton