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. This, you don’t understand until you face with it. Almost 2 months on Expedition in Lhotse South Face was a great experience. Learned so much, meet so many good and weird people, climbed hard – never harder before / climbed ice and…

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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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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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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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