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