Clark Norton

Kid Everest

[Colorado] DEER MOUNTAIN TRAILWISE SUMMIT: 10,013 feet. TRAIL: six miles round-trip. This moderately strenuous trail in Rocky Mountain National Park, best for ages eight and up, winds along Deer...

Kid Everest

[California] LASSEN PEAK TRAILWISE SUMMIT: 10,457 feet. TRAIL: about five miles round-trip. Scaling this snowcapped Sierra Nevada volcano in Lassen Volcanic National Park will test your legs and...

Kid Everest

Who says you can't take your children mountaineering? The trick is to choose the right summit—then watch as they amaze themselves by scaling it. These five peaks, in order from easiest to...

Kid Everest

[New York] BAXTER MOUNTAIN TRAILWISE SUMMIT: 2,440 feet. TRAIL: 2.2 miles round-trip from Spruce Hill. There may be an easier peak or two for kindergartners to scale in the Adirondacks, but Baxter...

Kid Everest

[Washington] WINCHESTER MOUNTAIN TRAILWISE SUMMIT: 6,521 feet. TRAIL: about four miles round-trip. The well-marked path, which starts between the Twin Lakes and winds 1,300 feet up through Mount...