Tag: Karen Lundgren

Team Jordan Set To Summit Christmas Eve!

Big Bear, Ca, December 23, 2011, 4:00pm – Team Jordan called the studios of KBHR and reported that they are safe and sound at High Camp, which is the last camp before the summit of Mount Vinson Massif in Antarctica.  Team Jordan consists of Big Bear Locals Paul Romero, Karen Lundgren and 15 year old Jordan Romero, and they are currently in Antarctica in their quest to complete the seven summits, the seven highest peaks on each of the seven continents. Today the team went through a section of terrain on their way to Vinson Massif, that required them to use ropes, and traverse over a section of crevices.  According to Karen Lundgren the team did great, and Jordan was strong in the climb.  Lundgren also added that the landscape is beautiful, and its like nothing shes ever seen before.  The team is expected to summit on Christmas Eve in the early afternoon.  Jordan, Paul and Karen are currently at High Camp where the elevation is 12,500 ft, and will climb 3,500 ft tomorrow to reach the summit.  For more information on Team Jordan, and to track their progress, go to our website at www.BigBearNews.com and click on the Team Jordan...

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Team Jordan Waits For Good Weather To Take Off

Big Bear, Ca, December 16, 2011, 12:30pm – Team Jordan touched down in Chile after an anticipated 20 hour travel period from California turned into 50 hours of travel after delayed flights caused other flights to be missed. Luckily the team arrived at the southern most part of Chile with all of their gear in tact.  The team met with Antarctica officials and were given a pre climb debriefing.  Currently the team is waiting for the airline taking them to Antarctica to give the all clear for take off.  Take off has been delayed due to weather, however a possible departure could occur this afternoon.  The team is anxious and excited, and Paul Romero told KBHR “We can’t wait to get on the ice, and start pulling a sled and start climbing. and get cold and miserable. Honestly, can’t wait.”  While Team Jordan is in Antarctica climbing Mount Vincent Massif, they are challenging everyone to eat and drink healthy while they are gone.  Jordan is asking everyone to stop drinking soda, and stop eating junk food, and to see how it improves your health during the weeks the team is in Antarctica.  Take Jordan’s Challenge, and follow Team Jordan’s progress by going to our website and clicking on the Jordan Tracker.  Team Jordan will also be calling into KBHR during their journey, so stay tuned and listen for...

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Warren Miller Screening / Team Jordan Operation Antarctica Send Off – Thursday, December 8th!

Big Bear, Ca, November 6, 2011, 8:00am- Team Jordan is one week closer to their departure for Antarctica.  The team will be heading to climb Mount Vincent Massif in Antarctica, and once the summit is reached, they will have completed the seven summits, the seven highest peaks on each of the seven continents.  The team, comprised of Jordan and Paul Romero and Karen Lundgren, will also become the first family to complete the seven summits together, and Jordan will become the youngest person ever to complete the seven summits.  In preparation for their journey, the team will be celebrating ski and snowboard season by hosting this year’s Warren Miller film “Like There’s No Tomorrow.”  Warren Miller films for the last 62 years act as the big kick off to ski and snowboard season, and for the last three years Team Jordan has hosted the films in Big Bear.  The screening will also be a big send off for Team Jordan, before they depart for Antarctica.  Everyone is invited to attend the screening and send off, and attendees will have the chance to win some amazing prizes.  The screening will start at 6:30pm, with doors opening to the Performing Arts Center at 6:00pm.  Tickets are available at the door, or prior to the event at Goldsmiths Boardhouse, the Big Bear Book and Bean, Mountain Fitness Center, and Bear Valley Bikes. ...

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Taco’s For Antarctica at Azteca Grill

Support Team Jordan by getting some Dollar Tacos at Azteca Grill on Wednesday November 30th from 3:00pm to 9:00pm.  Team Jordan is in their quest to complete the Seven Summits, the 7 highest peaks in the world, and they will be climbing their last one this winter, Mount Vincent Massif in Antarctica.   Help them get there, and eat some tasty tacos in the process.  For more info on the team visit...

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Team Jordan Antarctica Send Off/ Warren Miller Screening of “Like There’s No Tomorrow”

  Join Team Jordan, (Jordan Romero, Paul Romero & Karen Lundgren) and watch the latest Warren Miller Film: “Like There’s No Tomorrow” at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center on Thursday December 8th.  This is going to be the big send off for Team Jordan before they make their way to Mount Vincent Massif in Antarctica. This is the last peak the team will climb in their quest to climb the 7 summits! Attendees can walk away with some awesome prizes, and will even get a chance to see Jordan in his Antarctica gear!  Help Support these Big Bear locals make history and complete their goal!   Check out www.jordanromero.com for information on the team’s progress and ways you can...

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