This is an interesting post from Outside Magazine blogger Alan Arnette. If you remember back in the spring, Jordan Romero was all the rage among those following climbing’s “youth movement” for his ascent of Mount Everest.
No comes Matt Moniz, 12, who is trying to hit all 50 states’ high points in 50 days. He has one to go, Mauna Kea in Hawaii. He’s been doing this with his father. Matt has also topped out on several of the famed Seven Summits of the world (high points of the world’s seven continents).
Anyway, here’s the link to the blog post, which includes some videos. Have a look: