The challenge was completed by Bartek Ziemki and was undertaken as part of his ongoing quest to ski down the world’s highest peaks.
The Indian climber Anurag Maloo was attempting to conquer Annapurna in west Nepal when he aborted his attempt at an altitude of about 7,100 metres and went missing during his descent.
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Łukasz Wawrzyniak and Urszula Kujawka from the Wawrzynteam running group, will spend 24 hours running continuously on a route near the Wielka Sowa mountain, the highest point of the Owl Mountains range in the Central Sudetes in South-western Poland.
Sprightly Barbara Prymakowska outshone other pensioners in the over 60’s category of the race after running up the Kasprowy Wierch peak 1,986 metres above sea level in a staggering 1hr, 45 minutes.
Inaugurated on 9th July 1899, the 33.5-metre tower – adjoined by a shorter 18-metre structure – was built with the purpose of providing views from the so-called Silesian Mont Blanc and quickly became a hit among hikers of the time.
The four-man Polish team were on an expedition to scale the peak of K2 188km away when they heard of Elisabeth Revol’s plight and volunteered to brave freezing temperatures of minus 35 degrees Celsius to rescue her.