Comments for: Youngest person to climb Everest reaches summit of Mount Katahdin

Posted June 26, 2012, at 1:14 p.m.
Last modified June 27, 2012, at 2:57 p.m.

Jordan Romero, a 15-year-old mountaineer and the youngest person to climb Mount Everest, hiked to the summit of Mount Katahdin on Tuesday despite the stormy weather. The windy, wet journey to Maine’s tallest peak kicked off his 50-state hiking tour, “Find Your Everest.” “The Find Your Everest Tour is about …

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  • Anonymous

    After climbing Everest,Katahdin will be a walk in the park.

  • Anonymous

    This kid in incredible…

  • eyevabigun

    After all he’s done, Katahdin will be anti-‘climb’-atic!
    Ok, I’ll go away…..

  • Anonymous

    I know there’s no “climb” in Delaware, the highest point is adjacent to a road.  I would expect the same for Florida.  But nevertheless, I think it’s a great goal.  Something to tell your grandkids.  I’ve done a half dozen of them myself.

  • Anonymous

    I got a little confused when the article mentioned Carstenz Pyramid as the high point in Australia, at 16,000 feet.  Looking it up, it should be “highest point in Oceania”, which includes Australia.  I believe Carstenz is in Indonesia.  The high point in Australia is Mount Kosciusko in the Australian Alps, and is less than 8,000 feet.

    Quite an achievement for that young man! I’d like to have the opportunity to see as much of the world as he has!

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