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Lhotse South Face / Upcoming Expedition Spring 2019

How this story started!   December 2018 I was leading a group of Hiking and Yoga with Butterfly Outdoor Adventure, when Tashi Sherpa, my Nepali friend, called me on phone and asked me if I would be interested to join Lhotse South Expedition 2019 … he explained very shortly the expedition and told me that he will…

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Bight Gear Ambasador

I’m Bight Gear’s first ambassador! I’ve known the people at Bight Gear from 2018 when they supported me with their high-quality clothes. Aswell, they helped me with my preparation for the upcoming expeditions with the RMI guides. At its core, Bight is more than a business. It’s a calling and a labor of love, led…

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The pioneer of mountaineering in Kosovo – My interview on Montagnes Magazine

Uta Ibrahimi on the rise             “I do not climb to have fun, I do diplomacy” Uta Ibrahimi returns from Cho Oyu (8201m), his fourth peak of more than 8000m. The Kosovar mountaineer is the most prominent woman in her country since she climbed Everest in May 2017. Her new project is to ascend the…

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Ama Dablam 6812 – 6 Days

The love to climb this mountain started 2 years ago, while I was helping and working for ‘Jordan Women Expedition – RISE’ on their training for Everest 2019. Their training started in Khumbu Region, starting from Lukla – Namche – Chukung and then climbing more on Amphu Lapcha Pass, Hinku Valley, Ombigachen Peak 6200m ……

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Cho Ouy (8201m)—the 6th tallest mountain in the world

Terquez Goddess on Himalayas / September-October 2018 Cho Ouy (8201m) was my fourth 8,000m peak. This was, however, the first time I climbed in Tibet—and I was more excited for the experience compared to other climbs … for several reasons. This time, I got to see Tibetan culture and the people. But for many people had…

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Expedition on Manaslu 8163m

The most wonderful mountain on Himalayas / September 2017 Another great thing on expedition is to find something ‘beautiful’ during your climbing. Sometime, because of spending so much time in the mountains, I think that I might get tired from the same food, sleeping on a tent (for me it was almost six months on Himalayas…

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Thank You – Kosova Ideas funding campaign officially ended

9th of March, the Kosova Ideas funding campaign officially ended. We’ve managed to create a community of 103 backers – a new record for Kosova Ideas platform – and raise 9,000 EUR. These funds will help me cover many costs for the expeditions and it means a lot to me. For this, I am forever…

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Presentation at the Journalism Faculty

Journalists have an important role during my expeditions, as it is very important to keep people updated about my journey while in the Himalayas. This time, I gave a presentation to the students at the Journalism Faculty. It was such a pleasure to share my experience with the students and inspire them to dream big.…

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Uta Ibrahimi on “Schweiz am Wochenende Magazine

Written by:  Schumacher Samuel A story on “Schweiz am Wochenende” a Swiss Magazine published for 17th February 2018. Everest and Dorflingen: Some consider that they must first flee to Kosovo to take it forward. Te story is about me climbign Himalayas and about Butterfly Outdoor Advetnure and torusim sector in Kosovo! The link for full…

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