Participants of the expedition near the base. From left to right: Ryszard Pawłowski, Jerzy Kukuczka and Elżbieta Piętak. Witold Oklek is standing.
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, Ryszard Pawłowski, Jerzy Kukuczka, Elżbieta Piętak, Witold Oklek, base
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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