On Tuesday, July 10th, will be
the mass in Lodz' cathedral for his soul. His wife received his personal
things from Everest base camp.
Update Jan Krzysztof Liszewski has been declared dead on
Everest as feared. His body has been seen on the Rongbuk Glacier, the rest at
this point is speculation as no one has come forward with a first hand account
of what happened.
Krzysztof Liszewski (55) was born on February 28th, 1948. This expedition
was his third to Everest from the North. All were without oxygen and Sherpas.
Krzysztof Liszewski climbed in the Tatras, Alps, Pamir (Peak Korzeniewska and
Lenin Peak), in North America - Mount McKinley. In the Himalayas he was twice
on Makalu expedition: in autumn 1986 and in winter 2000/2001 (Polish Winter
Makalu Expedition). In both expeditions he did not reach 8000 m altitude. He
climbed on Mount Everest three times - always from Tibet side, without Sherpas
and oxygen. The highest point which he reached was 8650 m. His job was a geodesic engineer. He
was a member
-EXPEDITION 2003 SPRING expedition.
Earlier update: Jan Krzysztof Liszewski aka Krzysztof Liszewski is missing
on Everest. Early unconfirmed reports from Everest climbers to EverestNews.com
of Krzysztof Liszewski missing started several days ago. So for the second
year in a row, Everest ends with a missing climber. Our hope and prayers are
for Krzysztof Liszewski and his family that he reappears...