Manaslu 2003 featuring Piotr Pustelnik
Manaslu, at 8163 meters, is the eighth highest
peak in the world. It is located in the
west-central part of Nepal.
Piotr Pustelnik has summited 11 of the
world's 14 highest peaks.
If he summits Manaslu, he will only have
Broad Peak and Annapurna left.
Dispatch One: An international team led by Piotr
Pustelnik left for Kathmandu. Their objective is to
climb Manaslu (8126m) via Japanese route.
Piotr Pustelnik (Poland) Leader
Anna Czerwińska (Poland)
Jσzef Goździk (Poland)
Piotr Klepacz (Poland) Doctor
Krzysztof Tarasewicz (Poland)
First, the team will head for Larkye Peak - an
unclimbed six thousand meter trekking peak in Nepal.
This trekking, planned as an acclimatization period,
is to last 7 days. Then the expedition will head for
the village of Samagaon, near which, at 4900m, they
plan to establish a base camp. The team will be
attempting to reach the summit of Manaslu via the
Japanese route first climbed in 1956. The
expedition is scheduled to end around 20th-22nd of