Adam Bielecki - Festiwal Górski 2020 w Lądku-Zdroju
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The 25th edition of the Festival will be longer than usual. Get ready for 10 days, 11th – 20th of September 2020!

Adam Bielecki

Aged 36. A climber, Himalayan mountaineer and traveler. Member of the Cracovian mountaineering club „Klub Wysokogórski Kraków”. Member of the national high altitude climbing team. He comes from Tychy and lives in the region of Greater Poland. He graduated from psychology at the Jagiellonian University. He has been climbing mountains for over 20 years. Leader of several dozen expeditions to various mountains on 5 continents. At age 17 he was decorated with the Kolosy 2000 competition distinction for being the youngest climber to perform a lonely alpine-style climb of Khan Tengri, 7010 m. In autumn 2011 he summited the fifth peak of the Word, Makalu 8463 m, without using oxygen. On 9 March 2012, together with Janusz Gołąb, he made the first winter climb of Gasherbrum I 8068 m, for which he was awarded a Colossus (Kolosy) and the National Geographic Traveler Award, and which was considered the greatest achievement in the field of exploration in 2012 by the prestigious American portal explorersweb. He climbed K2 (July 31, 2012) and Broad Peak – with the first winter ascent (March 5, 2013). In the spring of 2014 he took part in a successful expedition climbing the northern wall of Kanchenjunga led by Denis Urubko. In winter 2016, together with Jacek Czech, he attempted the first winter climb of Nanga Parbat, 8125 m. As part of the expedition “Annapurna Polsped Expedition 2017”, together with Felix Berg and Rick Allen, he climbed in light style the seven-thousander Tilicho Peak, and made an advanced attempt to establish a new route on the virgin north wall of Annapurna, 8091 m. Participant of the winter national expedition to K2, and the hero of a widely publicized rescue operation on Nanga Parbat during which he managed to save the life of the French climber Elizabeth Revol. On 16 July 2018, together with Felix Berg he climbed Gasherbrum II, 8035 m. Decorated with a silver medal for merits in sports. He has never used extra oxygen from his cylinder during his climbs. In 2017, he published his first book, entitled ‘From under frozen eyelids”.