Fri. Apr 12th, 2024

Over 400 people descended on Hoverla to raise funds for a drone for the Armed Forces

Climbing Hoverla/Maksym Kozytskyi

More than 400 people climbed Hoverla, the highest mountain in Ukraine, and collected 220,000 hryvnias for a thermal imaging drone for 80 separate amphibious assault brigades. The youngest climber is 5 years old, and the oldest is more than 80.

400 people took part in the ascent to Hoverla on March 23, including 40 soldiers of the amphibious assault brigade. This was announced by the head of the Lviv OVA Maksym Kozytskyi.

The fighters who joined the charity climb are on rotation or rehabilitation after being wounded. Several groups climbed Hoverla along the blue route. The length of this road is about 3.7 kilometers.

We climbed the mountain in several groups along the Blue route. Its length is about 3.7 km, the ascent takes 2-3 hours, says the LOVA press service.

“Hoverlyana” is an annual traditional ascent to the highest mountain in Ukraine. Anyone can participate, the main thing is to be physically healthy. We will remind, 200 people took part in last year's ascent. Then it was possible to collect UAH 50,000 for the needs of the 47th “Magura” Brigade.

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