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13-Year-Old Seeks to Be Youngest to Scale Mt. Everest

Friday May 21, 2010 10:45 AM EDT

Provided the weather holds, 13-year-old Jordan Romero will make the final push this weekend to become the youngest climber to reach the summit of 29,029-foot Mt. Everest.

The teen from Big Bear, Calif. – along with his dad, stepmom and three Sherpas – left a base camp earlier this week. With luck, they’ll reach the peak by Saturday.

“I’m more stoked than nervous,” says Romero, speaking to PEOPLE over a satellite phone from a tent in Nepal. “I’m feeling really good. Breathing isn’t too hard up here, but I’m definitely moving a little slower.”

To date, the youngest person to scale the peak is a 16-year-old Sherpa who made it to the top in 2001. Romero hopes that his climbing odyssey will “inspire other kids to get outside and to set goals.”

Romero (who arrived in Nepal in early April in an effort to get acclimatized for the oxygen-thin air on Everest after already ascending a handful of the world’s highest peaks) first started dreaming about climbing Everest when he was 9, then committed himself to doing it two years later.

Controversial Climb

Romero’s bid to climb Everest – which has claimed the lives of more than 200 mountaineers – has attracted a fair share of controversy because of his age. Even his mom says she gets butterflies in her stomach when contemplating what her son is attempting.

“To deny I don’t have mom anxiety would be lying,” says Romero’s mother Leigh Anne Drake. “But he’s been working toward this goal for a long time. It’s not like he just woke up one morning and decided to do this.”

Romero shrugs off the criticism. “Nobody is saying that I’m too young up here at base camp,” he says. “Age has nothing to do with it as long as I’m strong and experienced – and I am. I’ve climbed mountains all over the world. I’m ready for this.”

For more on Romero’s expedition, visit


July 12th
7 + 12 +2+0+0+9 = 30 = his personal year (from July 12th, 2009 to July 11th, 2010)
30 year + 5 (May) = 35 = his personal month (from May 12th, 2010 to June 11th, 2010) = Perseverance.  Persistence.  Continue.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Resilience.  Outlast.  Preparations.  Ready.
using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z


A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Jordan Romero 
1                   6
how he obtains his heart’s desire = JO = 16 = Astounding.  Spectacular.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Surpass.  Exceed.  Transcend.  Going where no one has ever gone before. 
Ages 0 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the month of birth and the first three letters of the first name.
Jordan Romero               July 12th, 1996
7 (July) + 10 (J is the 10th letter of the alphabet) + 15 (o is the 15th letter of the alphabet) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) = 50
So from ages 0 to 27 he has the numbers 7 (July), 43 (J+o+r = 10+15+18 = 43), and 50 (7 + 43 = 50) going on.
7 = Self-control.  Self-restraint.  Deep thinking.  Pondering.  The thinker.  Silence.  Quiet.  Stoic.
43 = Fun.  Enjoyment.  Playing.  Celebrating.  Entertainment.  Entertaining.  Fun times.  Good times.  Congratulations.
50 = The joys of family life.  We are family.  One big family.  We are the world.  We the people.  It’s a wonderful life.  This is how good life can be.  It’s a small world. 

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