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14-year-old Jordan Romero has sights on Mount Vinson

At just 13 years old, Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest.

Now, 14, he plans to become the youngest person to climb the seven summits and the final mountain on his list is Mount Vinson, the highest in Antarctica. He’s heading out there as we speak.

Here’s what he’s achieved so far:

10 years old – Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak at 19, 340 ft. World Record Youngest American to Summit

10 years old – Mt. Kosciuszko, Australia’s highest peak at 7,310 ft.

11 years old – Mt. Elbrus, Europe’s highest peak at 18,510 ft. World Record Youngest to Summit

11 years old – Mt. Aconcagua, South America’s highest peak at 22,841 ft. World Record Youngest to Summit

11 years old – Mt. McKinley, North America’s highest peak at 20,320 ft. Tied Record for Youngest to Summit

13 years old – Carstensz Pyramid, Oceania’s highest peak at 16,024 ft. World Record Youngest to Summit

13 years old – Mt Everest, World’s highest at 29,029ft. World Record Youngest to Summit

www.jordanromero.com

About the author: Dan Tye

Dan came up with the idea for Adventure 52 after meeting so many like-minded people who love all kinds of adventure activities. He started out as pilot in the RAF, has worked as a ski instructor and has spent the past 12 years as an editor and journalist for motorcycling, aviation and adventure magazines.

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