Participants of the expedition in Kathmandu. From the left: Wojciech Kurtyka and Jerzy Kukuczka.
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, Wojciech Kurtyka, Jerzy Kukuczka, Kathmandu
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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