In 2018, for the first time, we awarded awards at the Krakow Mountain Festival Krakow Climbing Award and Krakow Mountain Award. We wanted the same respect for climbers and their fantastic ones, in our own performance. We believe that these symbolic awards will ensure a good tradition. Who received the statuettes this year? We can’t reveal that yet! But take it easy, the verdict is tomorrow …
You will find out everything on Saturday, December 4. The award ceremony Krakow Mountain Award and Krakow Climbing will take place during the gala event at ICE Krakow, starting at 4:20 PM (main room S1). Meanwhile, we remind you of the winners of previous years.
- Krakow Climbing Award – Lifetime Achievement / Krakow Mountain Climbing Award (for contribution to climbing and social achievements)
In 2018, the Krakow Climbing Award went to Jerry Moffatt. In 2019 to his compatriot Ben Moon. These gentlemen, the first-league football players of the 1980s and 1990s football clubs, do not need to be approached any more. They were both guests of the KFG, of course.
- Krakow Mountain Award / Krakow Mountain Award (for the achievement of the year)
In 2018, he received the mountain award Andrzej Bargiel for the first ever descent from K2 (8,611 m). A year later, he fully deserved recognition Łukasz Dudek – for crossing the road Torture 8c in the Austrian Hochschwab Gebirge. It was possible to make this line, and it was done alone. In the year of the project, there is no choice – Łukasz made another great move. Lonely again. This time in the crosshair Mr. Aroma 8c, a great classic by Alex Huber on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo in the Dolomites.
- Krakow Climbing Award – Best Season / Krakow Climbing Award (commitment to avoiding the season)
The winner of this distinction in 2018 and 2019 was Piotrek Schab. For the only Polish climb that reached road 9b – in 2019 Fight or run in Oliana.
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