Participants of the expedition on the Makalu slope. From the left: Wojciech Kurtyka and Alex MacIntyre.
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, Alex MacIntyre
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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