The Adventure Guys

The inside story on outside recreation for South Puget Sound and beyond

NOTICE: The Adventure Guys has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved The Adventure Guys.
Visit the new section.

Tag: Big Bear

Dec.
25th

Big Bear, Calif., 15-year-old claims to be youngest to climb Seven Summits

From the Associated Press:

BIG BEAR, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California teenager became the youngest person to successfully climb to the summit of the seven tallest mountains on Earth’s seven continents, according to his website.
Jordan Romero, 15, called his mother Leigh Ann Drake on Saturday to confirm that he’d achieved his goal of reaching the top of Mt. Vinson Massif in Antarctica.
The Big Bear, Calif.-native beat the record previously held by British climber George Atkinson, who completed the ascents at age 16 in May.
Romero’s team began the climb Wednesday. Romero’s Facebook page, “Find

Read more »