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Uta Ibrahimi donates to the Museum of Gjilan the pickaxe that she used to climb Everest and Manaslu

Prishtina, 20 October 2017 - Uta Ibrahimi was the first woman to have climbed two high peaks within a year, writes KultPlus.

Uta was the first Albanian woman, who successfully climbed Mount Everest – 8848 metres above sea level, in May of this year and in September she climbed the second peak, that of Manasolus, 8160 m high.

All these climbing, Uta made with the help of a pickaxe, which will remain a history for Albanians. In order to be preserved in the right manner and place, today, this historical pickaxe was handed over to the Museum of Gjilan.

This was announced by Uta herself, who expressed her happiness to have contributed to this Museum.

“Gjilan does not have a motorway, but has a history and educated people. It has its own Museum, which is filled with items brought by people themselves…Today, with much pleasure, after the request of the Director of Museum of Gjilan, Ms Gjylishe, I made my contribution… gifted my historical pickaxe with which I climbed two roofs of the world, as the first Albanian woman, Everest 8848 and Manaslu 8163”, she wrote on Facebook.


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