Małgorzata Wojtaczka - Festiwal Górski 2019 w Lądku-Zdroju
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Welcome to the 24rd edition of Ladek Mountain Festival – the greatest and oldest Polish event of this kind. 2019 edition will be held from the 19th to 22nd of September. Piolets d’Or 2019 Awards Ceremony will take place during the Festival. As usual the event will offer many film screenings as well as the meetings with great climbers and mountaineers. Save the date!

Małgorzata Wojtaczka

A resident of Wrocław, enthusiast of cave and polar expeditions.
She participated in discovering new caves in the mountains of Picos de Europa in Spain (a total of 18 expeditions to this region). A member of the Spaeology Club in Wrocław which received Kolos 2017 in the category Caving for expeditions to Picos. She has participated in sailing expeditions during which she reached among others: Spitsbergen, Iceland, Cape Horn and Antarctica.
She loves white landscapes and raw, polar nature of the Arctic and Antarctic. The colder and farther from civilization, the more interesting.
In preparation for the pole she reached the top of  Newtontoppen, Spitsbergen’s highest mountain, pulling the sleigh (the so-called pulks) with the expedition equipment. She has skied alone more than 120 km through a cult plateau in Europe, Hardangervidda in Norway. In January 2017, after 69 days of marching, as the first Polish woman and one of a few women in the world, she alone reached the South Pole, covering 1200 km without support from the outside.
Winner of the award for “outstanding sports achievements” of the Ministry of Sport. In March 2017 she received Kolos in the category Feat of the Year and the Honourable mention of the Benedict the Pole Award given by the Polish Chapter of The Explorers Club. She received the prize “Traveller 2018”-Feat of the Year and Person of the Year.