Danuta Piotrowska - 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!

Danuta Piotrowska

Born in 1947 in Szczecin. Graduated from the Faculty of Chemical Technology of the Szczecin University of Technology and the Postgraduate Studies in Scientific and Technical Photography at the University of Warsaw.
Member of the Association of Polish Art Photographers (ZPAF) since 1996 and the Polish Nature Photographers Association (ZPFP) since 2002. ID card no. 1399
Her favourite topics of photography are records of numerous trips, nature and people, particularly children.

She was married to tragically deceased Tadeusz Piotrowski.
Tadeusz Piotrowski (born 1940 in Kołki – died July 10, 1986, on the slopes of K2 in the Karakoram range)- mountaineer, photographer, author of books and various publications related to climbing. He began climbing in the Tatra Mountains in the early 1960s during his studies at the Szczecin University of Technology. He belonged to the leading mountaineers and a few of his achievements went down in the history of world’s mountaineering.
Best sport achievements:
In the Tatra Mountains- new routes from the summer of 1964 and winter of 1967
In the Alps (France and Switzerland)
1967 – Mont Blanc: Aiguille d’ Argenttiere, Le Courtes, Les Droites,
1970 – Jaloviec,
1971- Mont-Blanc – first winter ascent of the Bonatti-Gobbi route on Grand Pilier d’Angle,
1971 – Dent d’Herens, Dent Blanche.
In the mountains of Norway
1972 – first winter ascent of the Trollryggen pillar, in the Trolltindane Massif
1972 – first winter ascent of the Fivaruta route on Store Trolltind
1974 – first winter ascent of the French route on the north wall of Trollryggen,
1977- second winter ascent of the English route on Trollveggen, known as the Rimmon Route
Expedition successes:
1969 – first ascent of Pik Skalisty (5621 m), and the first ascent of 5 other virgin peaks (Pamir-Alaj, Matcza)
1973-ascent of the Communism Peak in Pamir (7483 m)
1973 – first winter ascent of Noshaq (7492 m) in the Afghan Hindu Kush- setting, during a pioneer winter expedition, a qualitative and altitude record as well as opening and launching a new era of the world’s winter himalaism, Polish heroic speciality.
1978 – first ascent of the Tirich Mir East Ridge (7692 m) in Hindu Kush,
1979-second ascent of Rakaposhi (7788 m), Karakoram, Pakistan
1980-first ascent of Distaghil Sar East (7696 m), Yazghil Dome, Karakoram, Pakistan,
1982 – Nanga Parbat (8125 m) an attempt to open a new route on the south-east pillar of the Rupal wall up to the height of 7950 m, in a three-man (Polish-German- Swiss) team. The route was led to the summit by a Polish-Mexican team in 1985.
1983-first winter ascent of the Api (7132 m), the Himalayas, Nepal,
1985 –participation in the Polish-Mexican expedition to the Southeast pillar of Nanga Parbat,
1986-K2 (8611 m) via a new route on the South Face, known today as the Polish Line.