Youngest On Everest: Camp 2
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Team Jordan advanced to Camp 2 last night. According to Jordan's blog , the hike took them about nine hours to complete. Camp 2 is as high as Jordan has ever been – every step he takes from here on out will be a personal record for him, which is an accomplishment to be proud of.
The next step for Team Jordan is the climb to Camp 3, which gains approximately 3,500 feet. From there, it's on to the famed first and second steps (and the Chinese ladder), before the May 22 summit push. Follow the team live on their interactive map. The team usually moves while those of us in the States are sleeping.
In surprising news, the team has also filed a phlog from 7,000 meters! The quality isn't great, but it's still worth a listen.
For more on Jordan Romero, the 13-year-old attempting to become the youngest to summit Everest and the Seven Summits, check out our April profile.
— Jonah Ogles