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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.

Łódź Place in Poland

Łódź is the third-largest city in Poland and a former industrial hub. Located in the central part of the country, it has a population of 687,702 (2018). It is the capital of Łódź Voivodeship, and is approximately 120 kilometres (75 mi) south-west of Warsaw. The city's coat of arms is an example of canting, as it depicts a boat (łódź), which alludes to the city's name.

Poland Republic in Central Europe

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

Eight-thousander 14 peaks over 8,000 m (26,247 ft)

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.

Major ascents

Date Mountain Notes
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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