Miroslava Jirková “Miri Didi”

Miri belongs to the pioneers of slacklining in the Czech Republic. She is among the leading personalities of the old-school generation of this sport.

She has a lot of experience in climbing and moving in the mountains. At present, she is one of the few Czech women who climbs eight-thousand-meter hills up to the death zone without the use of artificial oxygen.

Her paths crossed in 2014 with the mountaineer Honza “Tráva” Trávníček, who said about her, I quote: “Miri is a bigger “nut” than me…”

They have been on several 8,000-meter expeditions together, but so far Miri has had to end the ascents a little short of the summit every time.

In 2015, on Manaslu (8,163 m), she was one of the members of the party that rescued a French climber at a height of 7,400 m, for which she was later awarded a Fair play award by the Czech Olympic Committee.

In 2016, she was part of the team that helped the blind Honzo Říha climb the Tibetan Cho Oyu (8,201 m). Due to a virus, she ended the ascent at an altitude of 7,200 m.

The year 2018 once again belonged to Manaslu. They went on the expedition in a minimum number of 2 people. This year, for a change, the weather was not favorable and the ascent ended with Honza at an altitude of 7,600 m.

In 2019, the film-climbing project Expedition Ama Dablam (6,812 m)

For 2020, she and Honza were preparing a large Czech expedition to one of the most difficult 8,000 m Makalu (8,463 m). Czech Expedition Makalu 2020 has been postponed  due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Manaslu followed again in 2021 and 2022 and together they climbed to the top of Ama Dablam (6812 m)

In addition to expeditions, Miri and Tráva jointly organize treks and ascents to the “six thousand” peaks of Nepal, where, thanks to their experience and knowledge of conditions and terrain, they are popular guides.

Their next joint project with Subin Thakuri is the opening of a Czech center called Czech Pub in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu.


Jan Travnicek (Trava)

Honza “Tráva” Travnicek 

• traveler and mountain climber from Pilsen (CZ)

• one of the most successful Czech Himalayan climbers – summited five
eight-thousanders in five attempts
• enthusiast of all kinds of sports
• geodesist, teacher and organizer of sport and cultural events
• former manager of the legendary rock band Znouzectnost
• director and co-organizer of Škoda Bike Marathon
• executive head of the outdoor company Summit Drive, responsible for the management of the climbing wall (TJ – Loko in Pilsen), organizing climbing courses, and team building events
• co-founder of Czech Pub – the first Czech tavern and cultural center in Nepal
• author of multi-media presentations for schools, companies and the general public

• vegetarian for over 25 years
Travel and climbing history
Expedition Manaslu 2022
With Miri Jirková (girlfriend) reached the altitude of 7,400 m a.s.l., ascent terminated due to bad weather conditions
Expedition Manaslu 2021
Summit of Manaslu (8,163 m a.s.l.) reached on 29th of September
Expedition Ama Dablam 2021
Summit of Ama Dablam with Miri Jikova (6,812 m a.s.l.) reached on 5th of November
Expedition Makalu 2020
Postponed until spring 2021 due to coronavirus outbreak 🙁
We are preparing a large Czech expedition to one of the most difficult
Expedition Ama Dablam 2019
Filmmaking and climbing expedition – reached the altitude of approx. 6,300 m a.s.l.
Expedition Manaslu 2018
With Miri Jirková (girlfriend) reached the altitude of 7,600 m a.s.l., ascent terminated due to bad weather conditions
Expedition Cho Oyu 2016
Summit of Cho Oyu (8,201 m a.s.l.) reached on 7th of October
Blind climber Honza Říha reached an altitude of 7,500 m a.s.l.
Expedition Manaslu 2015
With Miri Jirková (girlfriend) reached the last high-altitude camp at 7,400 m a.s.l., the ascent terminated due to the rescue mission of a French climber – awarded by the Czech Olympic committee with the Fair-play award
Expedition K2 2014
Summit of K2 (8,611 m a.s.l.) reached on 27th of June together with Radek Jaroš
Expedition South America 2013
Reached summits: Nevado Chopicalqui 6,354 m a.s.l., Huascaran 6,768 m a.s.l.
Attempt at Chimborazo 6,268 m a.s.l. – reached the altitude of 6,000 m a.s.l.
Expedition Annapurna 2012
Summit of Annapurna (8,091 m a.s.l.) reached on 6th of May together with Radek Jaroš
Expedition Manaslu 2011
Summit of Manaslu (8,163 m a.s.l.) reached on 29th of April
Expedition Gasherbrum 2009
Summit of Gasherbrum I (8,068 m a.s.l.) reached on 3rd of June
Bolivia, Cordillera 2005
Reached the summit of Huayna Potosi 6,088 m a.s.l.
Tajikistan, Pamir 2003
Attempt at Pik Korschenewskaja (7,106 m a.s.l.) – reached an altitude of 7,000 m a.s.l.
Nepal, Himalaya 2000
Attempt at Parchamo Peak (6,237 m a.s.l.) – reached an altitude of 6,000 m a.s.l.

Sabin Magar

Sabin Magar was born in Okhalkdhunga. He is working in trekking field already for 8 years. He started as a porter and thanks of his hardworking and nice nature since 2019 he is leading as the mountain guide. He is reliable and loyal member of 14 Summits team. He takes care of guests the way of his family member.

Ongchhu Sherpa

Ongchhu Sherpa born in Solukhumbu (Everest Region). By his name he is predestined for guiding and working in mountaineering field. He is working in tourism since 15 12 years. He is very experienced guide who has led many trekking, expeditions and tours. He successfully summitted Mt. Everest, Mt. Manaslu, Ama Dablam and many others. He is very popular among clients thanks of his cheerful nature. He is cooperating with Subin many years and he is very important member of 14 Summits team.

Subin Thakuri

Subin Thakuri, born in rural region of Sindhupalchok. From the age of 15 he started working as a porter. His hard work, honesty and dedication have helped him become one of the successful expedition and trek organizer of his generation. Subin Thakuri well trained in mountaineering, First-Aid Skills and great leadership skills has spent 20 years in the Himalayas.

Subin as an experienced trekking and mountaineering guide has led hundreds of trekking, expeditions and tours group in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan, he has led group to Mt. Everest Summit, Amadablam, Mt. Manaslu and many Himalayan peaks. He spent lots of time in last 10 years in rural area assessing the needs of local peoples such as building schools, health post, drinking water and irrigation project. Over the course of long trekking & climbing career, Subin wants to promote quality services and safety measures for the climbers with the team of 14 Summits and continue support to the educational and health sector. In his words, “Playing hero in the mountains is not wise. The mountain decides whether you climb or not. Watch, listen and understand the mountain, and you will know when to go and when to retreat.”