Jordan Romero Book Signing: September 10th

Big Bear Lake, Ca, September 1, 2010, 9:00am - Young mountaineer Jordan Romero will be at the Big Bear Book and Bean this Friday, September 10th from 6:00 to 8:00pm. to autograph his new book, THE BOY WHO CONQUERED EVEREST.   The book is a full color scrapbook-style storybook (intended for readers ages 8-15) and includes nearly 200 photos … [Read more...]

Jordan Romero Book Signing Event

The Big Bear Book and Bean on Pine Knot Avenue in the Village hosts a book signing, to include 13-year-old mountaineer Jordan Romero and Katherine Blanc, author of "The Boy Who Conquered Everest: The Jordan Romero Story." The book is a full-color scrapbook-style storybook (intended for readers ages 8-15) and includes nearly 200 photos from Team … [Read more...]

Eighth Grader Jordan Romero Says of His Mt. Everest Adventure: “My Favorite Moment Was Coming Back Here”

Big Bear Lake, CA -- Last week we shared with you the highlights of the ceremony celebrating Team Jordan Romero, upon their return from a record-breaking climb to the peak of Mt. Everest; among proclamations honoring 13-year-old Jordan Romero was a message from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger saying, “Your perseverance is the hallmark of a true … [Read more...]

Big Bear Welcomes Home Team Jordan Romero, Celebrating Their Seven Summits Quest and Record-Breaking Mt. Everest Climb With “Live Your Dreams” Fair

Jordan (here with Paul and Karen) was gifted an original Brad Washburn print of Everest from fellow climber Steve Reneker. A local ski patroller who's also climbed Everest, Reneker noted, "Only a few thousand have tried, and less than 10 percent have made it to the summit."

Big Bear Lake, CA -- The star of yesterday’s Live Your Dreams Fair at Big Bear Middle School was eighth grader Jordan Romero, who, along with climbing partners dad Paul Romero and Karen Lundgren, were welcomed home to Big Bear and celebrated for their record-breaking summit to the top of Mt. Everest on May 22. The community—including countless … [Read more...]

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Live Your Dreams Fair to Celebrate 13-Year-Old Jordan Romero; This Evening’s Event to Include Mt. Everest Slide Show

Big Bear Lake, CA -- World-class mountaineer--and, now, record holder for being the youngest person ever to summit Mt. Everest—Jordan Romero will be celebrated by the Big Bear community during today’s (June 9) Live Your Dreams Fair on the football field at Big Bear Middle School. The event begins at 4pm with the music of local reggae band … [Read more...]

After Summiting Mount Everest on May 21st Team Jordan Romero returned to Big Big Bear on Saturday June 4, 2010; Karen Lundgren, Jordan Romero, Paul Romero

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Team Jordan Romero Returns to Big Bear, Two Months Later, After Record-Breaking Climb of Mt. Everest; Welcome Home Celebration on June 9

Superstar team: Karen Lundgren, Jordan Romero and Paul Romero (prior to their Everest climb. Photo courtesy of Team Jordan Romero.)

Team Jordan Romero returned to the United States on Wednesday, after accomplishing their amazing feat, in summiting Mt. Everest, the tallest peak in the world at 29,035’—and breaking one record and making a new one. Thirteen-year-old Jordan Romero is the youngest person ever to reach the peak of Everest and, as accompanied by dad Paul Romero … [Read more...]

Jordan Romero Says of Everest: “It Was Totally Worth It”; Jordan, Paul and Karen Begin the Journey Back to Big Bear

Now that Big Bear Middle School eighth grader Jordan Romero has achieved his years-long dream, reaching the summit of Mt. Everest--the highest peak in the world, and in doing so, setting a world record by being the youngest person ever to reach the peak at age 13--he and dad Paul Romero and climbing partner Karen Lundgren begin their long journey … [Read more...]

Team Jordan Romero Returns to the “Relative Warmth and Comfort” of Mt. Everest’s Advanced Base Camp

Team Jordan Romero has not yet posted photos from atop Everest, but here is Jordan on an earlier descent on the mountain.

It worked out well that this week’s snowstorm fell on Sunday, rather than on Friday, when the Amgen Tour of California rolled through the Big Bear Valley, bringing us worldwide coverage as the professional cycling race, ultimately won by Michael Rogers of HTC-Columbia, was viewed in over 200 countries. Also putting Big Bear on the map over the … [Read more...]