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Jerzy Kukuczka Kukuczka is widely considered among the climbing community to be one of the best high-altitude climbers in history. He ascended all fourteen eight-thousanders in just seven years, 11 months and 14 days - He held the world record for shortest time span to summit the eight-thousanders for nearly 27 years until May 2014 when Kim Chang-ho beat his mark by one month and eight days. During his career, Kukuczka established ten new routes (still unbeaten record) and climbed four summits in winter. He was one of an elite group of Polish Himalayan mountaineers who specialized in winter ascents (called "Ice Warriors").
Jerzy Kukuczka Kukuczka died attempting to climb the unclimbed South Face of Lhotse in Nepal on 24 October 1989. He was leading a pitch at an altitude of about 8,200 meters on a 6 mm secondhand rope he had picked up in a market in Kathmandu (according to Ryszard Pawłowski, Kukuczka's climbing partner on the tragic day, the main single rope used by the team was too jammed to be used and the climbers decided to use transport rope instead). When he lost his footing and fell, the cord was either cut or snapped from the fall, plunging Kukuczka ~2000 meters to his death.
Jerzy Kukuczka Jerzy Kukuczka (24 March 1948 in Katowice, Poland – 24 October 1989 Lhotse, Nepal) was a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber. Born in Katowice, his family origin is Goral. On 18 September 1987, he became the second man (after Reinhold Messner), to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders in the world. He is the only person in the world who has climbed two eight-thousanders in one winter, and four eight-thousanders in winter altogether, including three in winter for the first time. Along with Tadeusz Piotrowski, Kukuczka established a new route on K2 in alpine style (the so-called "Polish Line"), which no one has ever repeated.
Jerzy Kukuczka He climbed all summits, except for Mount Everest, without the use of supplemental oxygen. Above 8000 at Everest benefited from the support of the oxygen cylinder, because in 1980 they did not know yet the exact impact of prolonged hypoxia to the brain. It was believed that hypoxia may cause irreversible changes in the brain.
Ryszard Pawłowski He has climbed with - Jerzy Kukuczka, Piotr Pustelnik, Janusz Majer, Krzysztof Wielicki.
Jerzy Porębski 2011 – ""Kukuczka"" – documentary film dedicated to Jerzy Kukuczka. (producer, scriptwriter, director.)
Annapurna Massif On 3 February 1987, Polish climbers Jerzy Kukuczka and Artur Hajzer made the first winter ascent of Annapurna I.
Andrzej Czok Andrzej Czok (November 11, 1948 – January 11, 1986) was a Polish mountaineer best known for the first winter ascent of Dhaulagiri on January 21, 1985 with Jerzy Kukuczka and for the first ascent of Mount Everest through South Pillar in 1980 (new route also with Jerzy Kukuczka). He died while making a winter attempt on Kangchenjunga.
Michał Pietrzak Pietrzak was born on 3 April 1989 in Łęczyca. His parents, Waldemar and Jolanta, are both physical education teachers. He attended the Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice. In 2016, he completed his MA thesis in physical education.
K2 In 1986, two Polish expeditions climbed via two new routes, the Magic Line and the Polish Line (Jerzy Kukuczka and Tadeusz Piotrowski). This second has not yet been repeated.