Honza "Tráva" Trávníček

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Name: Jan (Honza) Trávníček
Nickname: Tráva
Job:   
geodesist, teacher, manager of climbing
wall, boy for everything… :)
Year of birth:     1976
Climbing since:     
birth... :)


What do I enjoy about climbing?
opportunity to get suntan

How did I start with climbing?
friends, first trips to mountains and it began...

Favourite climbing area?
everywhere warmer than in 8 thousand

The best achievements?

  • Expedition Cho Oyu 2016 - on 7th October on the summit 8201 m
  • Expedition Manaslu 2015 - with Miri Jirková (girlfriend) reached 7 400 m (there instead of the summit they rescued a French mountaineer – later they were awarded the Fair Play Award of the Czech Olympic Committee)
  • Expedition K2 2014 - on 27th June on the summit 8611 m (with Radek Jaroš)
  • Expedition South america 2013 - Nevado Chopicalqui 6354 m, Huarascan 6768 m and Chimborazo 6268 m (under the summit)
  • Expedition Annapurna 2012 - on 6th May on the summit 8091 m (with Radek Jaroš)
  • Expedition Manaslu 2011 - on 29th April on the summit 8163 m
  • Expedition Gasherbrum 2009 - 3rd June on the summit of Gasherbrum I 8068 m
  • Bolivia, Cordillera 2005 - Huana Potosí 6088 m
  • Tajikistan, Pamir 2003 - Korzhenevskaya Peak 7106 m, reached 7000 m
  • Nepal, Himalaya 2000 - Parchamo Peak 6237 m, reached 6000 m

Plans for the future?
short-term - Manaslu 2018, long one - survive... :)

Climbing in 100 years?
Climbing will go forward still. Somewhere should be some limits, but we don´t know where it is yet… if there will be anybody interested in....

More info about me:
www.honzatravnicek.cz
www.facebook.com/HonzaTravaTravnicek
                                                                  [updated: 08/2018]


Articles, videos and links about Tráva

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  • Documentary series Mission K2 about the K2 expedition from July 2014 (in Czech language only).

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