No Summit out of Sight. The True Story of the Youngest by Jordan Romero

By Jordan Romero

Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest at age thirteen—and he did not cease there. during this inspiring younger grownup memoir, he tells how he accomplished such nice heights.

On could 22, 2010, on the age of 13, American teen Jordan Romero turned the youngest individual to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. At fifteen, he turned the youngest individual to arrive the summits of the tallest mountains on all the seven continents. during this energizing memoir for teens, Jordan, now seventeen, recounts his adventure, which began as a spark of an concept on the age of 9 and, a long time of educating and tough paintings later, become a dream come actual.

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Faiz and Nikki caught up to the rest of us, breathing really hard. “This altitude’s a killer,” Faiz said after he’d rested a few minutes. I hated that he and Nikki felt so bad. I pointed up like Samuel had done. “Look, there’s the summit. ” Faiz rested his arm on my shoulder. “That it is,” he said. “That it is. ” • • • It was raining when we arrived in the Barranco Camp, at 12,800 feet: a wide, flat area littered with the colorful tents of hikers arriving from the longer, easier Machame Trail. Lichen-painted rocks and small shrubs covered the entire ground.

She nodded. “Yes, he probably does. ” “And they’ll take care of me, too,” I said. ” Mom thought about that for a minute. She knew Dad and Karen would do everything possible to make sure I didn’t get hurt. I could tell I was winning her over when she stopped worrying about my safety and brought up the subject of money. “How’s your father going to make this happen? ” I hadn’t thought about the expense of a trip like this, and we hadn’t talked about it. “I don’t know,” I admitted. Dad and Karen had a number of sponsors for their adventure racing, companies that provided gear and even money in exchange for publicity and advertising.

I’d passed it every day on my way to and from recess, all through third grade. Other kids hardly seemed to notice it in their rush to play soccer or basketball, but I often stopped and stared, mesmerized by those mountains. What would it be like to stand on their summits and gaze across entire continents? I wanted to find out. One thing you should know about me: When I get interested in something, I become a fanatic and learn everything I can about it. When I was younger and got interested in reptiles, I learned everything there was to know about every species.

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