Eight-thousanders visible from the Makalu slope. From the left: Lhotse (8,516 m above sea level) and Mount Everest (8,848 m above sea level).
International expedition to Makalu 1981. Expedition leader Wojciech Kurtyka. The other members are Alex MacIntyre and Jerzy Kukuczka. On October 15, 1981, Jerzy Kukuczka climbed the Makalu peak alone (8481 m above sea level) by a new alpine style route (north-west flank and northern ridge).
Published: 15 February 2022
Makalu, 1981, Lhotse, Mount Everest
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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