Participants of the expedition under the stone commemorating Polish mountaineers who died on the southern wall of Lhotse. From the left: NN, NN, Elżbieta Piętak, NN and Przemysław Piasecki (blue jacket).
Expedition to Lhotse 1989. Expedition leader Jerzy Kukuczka. Attempted entry through the southern wall, a height of about 8,380 m above sea level has been reached. The expedition ended with the tragic death of Jerzy Kukuczka.
Published: 19 October 2021
Lhotse, 1989, Elżbieta Piętak, Przemysław Piasecki, Jerzy Kukuczka, Rafał Chołda, Czesław Jakiel
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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