UKC

Three Copies of Freedom Climbers To Win Winners

© Individual Photographers/Vertebrate Publishing
The question was:

Q. Jerzy Kukuczka was the second person to climb all fourteen 8000m peaks, after Reinhold Messner. On which summit did Kukuczka complete his set in 1987?

The answer is: Shisha Pangma

The winners are: Will Riseley from Ashford, Ally Smith from Chester and Didka from Wojkowice Koscielne, Poland.

Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners who will each receive a copy of Freedom Climbers by Bernadette McDonald


Wanda Rutkiewicz at K2 Base Camp.  © Individual Photographers/Vertebrate Publishing
Wanda Rutkiewicz at K2 Base Camp.
© Individual Photographers/Vertebrate Publishing

Freedom Climbers Cover Image  © Individual Photographers/Vertebrate Publishing
Winner of the 2011 Boardman Tasker Prize, and the Grand Prize at the 2011 Banff Mountain Book Festival, Freedom Climbers by Bernadette McDonald is the story of Poland's extraordinary high altitude mountaineers, who emerged from the oppression of the Second World War to become perhaps the world's greatest ever Himalayan climbers.

We have three copies of Freedom Climbers up for grabs in this Vertebrate Publishing competition.

All entries in by Friday 9th March. The winners will be announced on Monday 12th March.

This competition has now closed.
Read Ed Douglas' review of Freedom Climbers here.




Support UKC

As climbers we strive to make UKClimbing.com the kind of website we would love to visit, with the most up-to-date news, diverse and interesting articles, comprehensive gear reviews, breathtaking photographs and a vast and useful logbook system. As a result, an incredible community has formed around the site - we’ve provided the framework but it’s you who make the website what it is today. If you appreciate the content we offer then you can help us by becoming an official UKC Supporter. This can be a one-off single annual payment or a more substantial payment paid monthly or yearly which includes full access to Rockfax Digital and discounts on Rockfax print publications.

If you appreciate UKClimbing.com then please help us by becoming a UKC Supporter.

UKC Supporter

  • Support the website we all know and love
  • Access to a year's subscription to Rockfax Digital.
  • Plus 30% off Rockfax guidebooks
  • Plus Show your support UKC Supporter badge on your profile and forum posts
UKC/UKH/Rockfax logo

No comments yet
Loading Notifications...
Facebook Twitter Copy Email LinkedIn Pinterest