Pavle Kozjek

Pavle Kozjek

Pavle Kozjek (15 January 1959 - 25 August 2008) was a Slovenian mountaineering pioneer and a photographer.

Kozjek was born in Setnica near Polhov Gradec, Slovenia. He was a member of the Ljubljana-Matica Mountaineering Club. In 1997, he was the first Slovene climber to ascend Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen. [cite news |url= |title=Pavle Kozjek: Cho Oyu single-push new route | |accessdate=2008-09-05] In October 2006, he led a new route up the southeastern face of Cho Oyu in less than 15 hours and took photographs of Nangpa La shootings - an ambush of Tibetan pilgrims attempting to leave Tibet via the Nangpa La pass. [cite news |url= |title=Breaking news: Slovenian climber Pavle Kozjek's pictures from Nangpa La | |date=2006-10-11 |accessdate=2008-09-05] For his accomplishments he received the Piolet d'Or 2006 Spectators Choice. [cite news |url= |first=Vinicio |last=Stefanello |title=PIOLET D’OR 2006 awarded to Prezelj and Lorencic for Chomo Lhari |accessdate=2008-09-05]

In August 2008, Kozjek participated in an expedition with Dejan Miškovič and Gregor Kresal trying to climb Muztagh Tower in the Karakoram, Pakistan. On 25 August 2008, he fell from the mountain through a cornice [cite news |url= |title=Muztagh Tower: Nangpa La hero Pavle Kozjek missing; Dejan Miskovic stranded | |date=2008-08-26 |accessdate=2008-09-05] and was reported dead a few days later. He is the 19th Slovene to die in the Himalayas.cite news|url= |title=Slovenian Climber Dies in Pakistan |publisher=The Slovenia Times |date=2008-08-27 |accessdate=2008-09-05]

External links

* [ Kozjek's personal blog]
* [] , Kozjek's homepage


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