Team Jordan Romero Summits Mt. Everest


Further reports from Team Jordan Romero: Mount Everest - May 22, 2010 8:00 am pst "After approximately 1350m of climbing, some 26hrs later, the Team’s SPOT GPS indicates they have arrived safely back at Camp 2 (24,750 ft) after summit ting.  A monumental effort." This report was recently posted on the Team Jordan Romero web … [Read more...]

Team Jordan Romero Just One Camp Away from Final Ascent to Mt. Everest’s 29,029′ Peak

Big Bear's Jordan Romero on Mt. Everest at 23,000'

Team Jordan Romero is continuing their progress, as they move closer to the summit of Mt. Everest and ready for their final ascent to the 29,029' peak which, once achieved, will make 13-year-old Jordan Romero the youngest person ever to reach the tallest peak in the world! In a call home to Big Bear this morning (May 20), Jordan says that they are … [Read more...]

“It’s On”: Team Jordan Romero Readies for Their Final Ascent to the 29,029′ Peak of Mt. Everest

Thirteen-year-old Jordan on Everest, making a call back home to mom in Fawnskin this week.

On Monday, we played for you a message from Jordan Romero, the Big Bear Middle School eighth grader poised to be the youngest person ever to climb Mt. Everest, as he and dad Paul Romero and climbing partner Karen Lundgren left Big Bear Lake for Nepal on April 5 and have since been readying for this, the climb to the 29,029' summit. In his call, … [Read more...]

Kiwanis Club Honors 23 BVUSD Students as the Hope of America

BVUSD's Superintendent Nancy Wright (at podium) and school site principals recognize students onstage at the PAC. The BBHS Jazz Band, led by Karl Thompson, provided the music for the 11th annual event.

Big Bear Lake, CA -- The Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley was joined by Bear Valley Unified’s Superintendent Dr. Nancy Wright and school principals—including North Shore Elementary’s Kevin Amburgey, Baldwin Lane Elementary’s Melinda Peterson, Big Bear Elementary’s Jeannette Haston, Big Bear Middle School’s Julie Chamberlin, Big Bear High … [Read more...]

Team Jordan Romero Calls in a Big Bear Shout-Out from Everest Advanced Base Camp

Team Jordan Romero, in a photo taken a few days ago, en route to Advanced Base Camp on Everest.

Thirteen-year-old climber Jordan Romero, an eighth grader at Big Bear Middle School, is continuing his journey en route to the peak of Mt. Everest at 29,029’. He and his climbing partners, dad Paul Romero and Karen Lundgren, are acclimating to the altitude, as they and their team of sherpas and yaks are now at 21,000’ and making progress in … [Read more...]

Team Jordan Romero Calls from Chinese Base Camp En Route to 29,029′ Peak of Mt. Everest

The amazing adventures of Team Jordan Romero continue, as the trio of 13-year-old Jordan Romero, his dad Paul Romero and Karen Lundgren are making progress in their trek to summit Mt. Everest, the tallest peak in the world at 29,029’. Though receipt of satellite phone transmissions from half-way across the world can be technically challenged, we … [Read more...]

Jordan Romero Calls from Nepal En Route to Mt. Everest: “Things Are Going Super-Well”

In exciting news from Nepal, half way across the world, Jordan Romero, Big Bear’s 13-year-old mountaineer extraordinaire, called us here at KBHR today, April 14, to share with Big Bear that he and dad Paul Romero and Karen Lundgren are right on schedule in their quest to summit Mt. Everest at 29,029’. “Things are going super-well,” says the … [Read more...]

Thirteen-Year-Old Jordan Romero Readies for the Climb of His Life; Trio Departs for Mt. Everest on April 5

Big Bear Lake, CA -- World-class mountaineer Jordan Romero is readying for the climb of his life, as he and dad Paul and climbing partner Karen Lundgren leave Big Bear Lake on April 5 to begin their trek to the 29,029’ summit of Mt. Everest. At age 13, Romero will be the youngest person ever to reach the peak, as the current record holder is a … [Read more...]

Over 200 Brave the Elements to Race in the Third Annual Snowshoe the Bear

Participants in the 5K rounded the corner from Village Drive to Knickerbocker, then headed for the hills, up hill.

Big Bear Lake, CA -- For the first two rounds of Snowshoe the Bear, the local snowshoeing event launched by Equada Outfitters and Team Sole in 2008, the clouds parted and racers enjoyed fresh snow under sunny skies. Not so for this, the third annual Snowshoe the Bear, which launched from the Village of Big Bear Lake on Saturday, February 6—it was … [Read more...]

Thirteen-Year-Old Jordan Romero Takes a 12,600′ Climb Over Winter Break to Ready for Mt. Everest This Spring

Jordan Romero atop Mt. Humphreys this month; in March, he departs for his climb of Mt. Everest at 29,029 feet!

Thirteen-year-old Jordan Romero, a Big Bear Middle School eighth grader and world class mountaineer, braved blizzard conditions, waist-deep powder and sub-zero temps over his winter break—not home in Big Bear, but atop the 12,600 foot summit of Arizona’s Mt. Humphreys. This is his fourth peak of the tallest among the 50 states, serving as … [Read more...]