Piotr Pustelnik (born July 12, 1951 in Łódź, Poland) is a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber. He is the 20th man to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders.
|July 19, 1990||Gasherbrum II|
|July 12, 1992||Nanga Parbat|
|September 24, 1993||Cho Oyu|
|October 6, 1993||Shishapangma|
|September 26, 1994||Dhaulagiri|
|May 12, 1995||Mount Everest||ascent with oxygen|
|July 14, 1996||K2||ascent with oxygen|
|July 15, 1997||Gasherbrum I|
|May 15, 2000||Lhotse||ascent with oxygen|
|May 15, 2001||Kangchenjunga||ascent with oxygen|
|May 16, 2002||Makalu||ascent with oxygen|
|May 17, 2003||Manaslu||oxygen used during sleep|
|July 8, 2006||Broad Peak|
|April 27, 2010||Annapurna||ascent with oxygen|
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The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation or UIAA recognise eight-thousanders as the 14 mountains that are more than 8,000 metres (26,247 ft) in height above sea level, and are considered to be sufficiently independent from neighbouring peaks. However, there is no precise definition of the criteria used to assess independence, and since 2012 the UIAA has been involved in a process to consider whether the list should be expanded to 20 mountains. All eight-thousanders are located in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges in Asia, and their summits are in the death zone.
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