Participants of the expedition at the base. From left to right: Ramiro Navarrete, Alan Hinkes, Steve Untch and Lech Korniszewski. First from the right: Wanda Rutkiewicz.
Expedition to Shisha Pangma 1987 - the 14th eight-thousander of Jerzy Kukuczka. Organized by the Mountaineering Club from Katowice under the direction of Jerzy Kukuczka. On September 18 1987 Artur Hajzer and Jerzy Kukuczka reached the peak of Shisha Pangma (8013 m above sea level) by a new road, along the western ridge in alpine style. On the same day, while ascending the main peak Kukuczka together with Hajzer also made the first ascent to the top of Shisha Pangma West (approx. 7950 m above sea level) with a new route alpine style.
Published: 19 December 2019
Shisha Pangma, 1987, Ramiro Navarrete, Alan Hinkes, Steve Untch, Lech Korniszewski, Wanda Rutkiewicz, base
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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