Born in 1951 in Dąbrowa Górnicza. Currently lives in Duszniki-Zdrój. Fascinated with mountains for more than forty years. Mountain guide, skier, ski tourer, polar explorer, climber, spelunker, mountain rescuer. Participant of numerous caving, climbing and ski touring expeditions to Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Georgia, Sweden and Spitsbergen. Since 1977 cave instructor of the Polish Mountaineering Association (PZA), since 1982 a rescuer of the Mountain Volunteer Rescue Service (GOPR), since 1989 an instructor of GOPR. For 3 years head of Training of GOPR Beskidzka Group, in the years 1999-2014 head of GOPR Training. Senior mountain rescue instructor of GOPR, ski instructor of the SITN -PZN – Ski Instructors and Trainers Association-Polish Skiing Association (PZN), 2nd class Beskidy guide, regional guide of the Polish Tourist and Sightseeing Society -PTTK (Katowice, Opole, Kielce, Częstochowa Voivodeship), a tour guide.