Participants of the expedition with climbers in the base camp. From left to right: Alex MacIntyre, NN, Jerzy Kukuczka, Reinhold Messner and Doug Scott.
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, Alex MacIntyre, Jerzy Kukuczka, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, base
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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