Utalaya

Uta and the mountains

  After a lot of preparation, I invite you to come with me on a new and colorful expedition. This expedition comes in the shape of a childerns ilustrated book, about my story of climbing Mt. Everest. We started this book together with Vigan Hoxha and we enjoyed working together with the author, Tefta Kelmendi,…

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Uta Ibrahimi – RCC’s Women Empowerment – WE campaign

RCC: Listen to Women as no challenge can keep them from fulfilling their dreams RCC’s Women Empowerment – WE- campaign continues featuring remarkable women from the Western Balkans and brings you Uta Ibrahimi – “At the beginning they told me climbing was for men and I did a lot of work to prove them wrong…

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An article on Climbing Magazine on protecting the environment

My Interview at Climbing Magazine  Written by: Bennett Barthelemy/ Release Date: October 2019 The Accursed Alps Through my climbing in the Himalayas [Ibrahimi has climbed five 8,000-meter peaks] and elsewhere, my idea is also to promote the Balkans—my home and my passion. Many people have almost no information about this region even though we are in Europe and…

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Face for the Campaign of World Clean Up Day 2019

Following the success of World Cleanup Day 2018, it was announced that World Cleanup Day 2019 will be held on 21 September. The Let’s Do it World local teams in 157 countries across the world are already actively engaged and working together to give green peace a chance and unite for the biggest waste elimination…

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Thinking Without Borders – Arte TV

‘Uta Ibrahmi was the first Kosovan to climb Mount Everest where she took the Albanian and Kosovan flag. She sees herself as an ambassador for her country and wants to inspire others to believe that anything is possible’ Journalist: Jonas Dunkel Photographer: André Raul Surac Country: France Year: 2019 See the video for more: HERE

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Lhotse South Face 7800m

In life there is nothing more important than to be safe and healthy. Most of us don’t understand this, until we are faced with dangers. Almost 2 months spent on the Expedition in Lhotse South Face were a great experience. I learned so much and meet so many good and weird people. I climbed difficult…

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SDG Champion

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Champion The United Nations Kosovo Team approached to me a few years ago and asked me to get involved with their Environmental and Gender Equality Projects and Youth Empowerment. As a result, I am now formally a SDG Champion and an influencer, and since 2018 I have been involved in the…

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Rock and Ice and 8th March

Uta Ibrahimi: Kosovo’s First Woman to Summit Everest and Her Climb Towards Gender Equality   Uta Ibrahimi was the first Kosovo Albanian to summit Everest and now she’s got a new project in her sights: She’s about to embark on a first ascent attempt of Lhotse’s south face via a variation of the Jerzy Kukuczka route.…

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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, a friend from Nepal 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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