Participants of the expedition at the base. From the left: Wojciech Kurtyka, Alex MacIntyre and a member of the Austrian expedition.
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, base
Source: Jerzy Kukuczka's archive
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