Circassian Alina Pekova climbed to the top of the highest mountain in the world - Everest


Circassian mountaineer Alina Pekova climbed Mount Everest in memory of the tragic events during the Caucasian War

Circassian mountaineer Alina Bikova from the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic on May 18 climbed to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world - 8848 meters above sea level.

The climber wrote the following on her Instagram page: “At the top, I hold the flag of the Circassians - my nation. Today, May 21, exactly 159 years have passed since the end of the bloodiest war in the history of Russia. In this dent, we recall the tragic events of the Caucasian War of the 19th century which claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, which became the most difficult test for the entire Adyghe people".

Earlier this year, Alina with a group of athletes from other countries climbed her first eight-thousander in her life. Mount Annapurna which located in Nepal and is part of the Main Himalayan Range. This peak is the 10th highest of the 14 eight-thousanders on the planet. Among climbers around the world, climbing Annapurna is considered one of the most difficult and dangerous tasks.

More photos and videos of Alina's activities can be seen on her Instagram page at this name: @alina0005