Barely in his Teens

by George Manley – Expedition 8848 Artist

Everest Historical Moments Series
1 barely in his teens

Barely in his teens, Jordan Romero inspired by a painting of Everest in his school set out to climb the seven summits on all seven continents. On May 22nd 2010 at the age of 13 years and 10 months, Jordan became the youngest person to climb Mount Everest. The following year he climbed Mount Vinson in Antarctica and completed the seven summit challenge.

Author: Mark Wood

An established polar explorer and adventurer who operates within the extremes of our planet. His next expedition to Mount Everest will involve students from around the globe - this journal was set up to link directly with the teachers, students and the scouts who are involved in the journey.

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