Youngest Everester to Scale Mt.Cho Oyu Next

American Jordan Romero(13 years) the  youngest person to climb Mt Everest, announced in Kathmandu that he would be climbing Mt.Cho Oyu  next. He plans to climb the 8,201-metre peak this autumn. Mt Cho Oyu, the world’s sixth highest peak straddles the Nepal-China border. According to  Nepalese law  climbers under 16 years of age are barred from climbing high mountain peaks.Thus Romero will be attempting his feat from Tibet side. He had  scaled Mt Everest from the Tibet side a week ago.

American Teen-Youngest Climber to Summit Mt.Everest

Jordan Romero, who is just  13 years old, became the youngest climber to summit Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world. He reached the summit(North – Tibet side) today, 22nd May 2010. The American teenager from  Big Bear, California   broke Temba Sherpa’s record who summitted the peak at the age of 16,thus becoming the youngest climber to summit Everest.

Jordan climbed the peak with his father, his father’s friend and three Sherpa guides. Everest was his first challenge above 8,000 meters (26,240 feet). Jordan plans to climb the highest peaks on all the continents.