No Summit Out of Sight
The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven SummitsBook - 2014
Presents the story of Jordan Romero, who at the age of thirteen became the youngest person ever to reach the peak of Mount Everest and by the age of fifteen had reached the summits of the world's seven highest mountains.
"The story of Jordan Romero, who at the age of 13 became the youngest person ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest. At age 15, he reached the summits of the world's 7 highest mountains"--
A record-setting teen mountaineer recounts the story of how he successfully climbed Mount Everest at the age of 13 and completed all seven summits two years later, describing the inspiration, training and challenging work that enabled his achievements.
Simon and Schuster
Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest at age thirteen—and he didn’t stop there. In this inspiring young adult memoir, he tells how he achieved such great heights.
On May 22, 2010, at the age of thirteen, American teenager Jordan Romero became the youngest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. At fifteen, he became the youngest person to reach the summits of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. In this energizing memoir for young adults, Jordan, now seventeen, recounts his experience, which started as a spark of an idea at the age of nine and, many years of training and hard work later, turned into a dream come true.
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What do Mounts Elbrus, Everest, Kilimanjaro, Kosciuszko, Denali, Aconcagur and Vinson have in common? Known as the “Seven Summits”, they are each the tallest mountain on their continent.
Very few people have climbed all of the Seven Summits, where dangers such as falls, accidents, avalanches, frostbite, hypothermia and acute mountain sickness can happen at any time.
Jordon Romero of Big Bear Lake, California, has accomplished something very remarkable in his life. He has climbed all of the Seven Summits ... by the age of fifteen! As you might guess, he is the youngest person in the world to have done so.
At age 13, Jordan also became the youngest person to climb Mount Everest.
What motivated Jordan to set such an enormous goal ... and how he was able to achieve it – one mountain at a time – are the subjects of this inspiring, true story of determination and perseverance against all odds.
Today not only is Jordan in the process of climbing the highest peak in each of the fifty States, but he also visits schools across the United States to speak about setting goals and achieving dreams.
** Recommended for ages 9 to 13 years.
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