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Youngest Everest climber plans new expedition

Jordan Romero, who climbed Mount Everest last spring, is now planning to climb Mount Vinson in Antarctica next December.

January 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A Big Bear teen who set a record as the youngest person to climb Mount Everest last spring has his sights set on a daring new expedition.

Jordan Romero, now 14 years old, is planning to climb Mount Vinson in Antarctica next December. The ninth grader plans to attempt the ascent with his father.

If he succeeds, he'll be the youngest person to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents.