Jerzy Kukuczka's ice axe on the main peak of Broad Peak (8051 m above sea level) - 30.07.1982. In the background, the Gasherbrum IV peak (7925 m above sea level) is visible.
Polish expedition to K2 1982. Expedition leader Wanda Rutkiewicz. On July 30 1982 Wojciech Kurtyka and Jerzy Kukuczka climbed the Broad Peak summit by a classic route with alpine style (illegal ascent as part of acclimatization before the attack on the southern face of K2).
Published: 19 December 2019
Broad Peak, 1982, Jerzy Kukuczka, summit, ice axe, Gasherbrum IV
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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