Selected in accordance with schedules and sponsorships, Mount Kilimanjaro was first on Jordan's list.
Reaching 19,341 feet (5,895.14 meters) into sky, Mount Kilimanjaro (right) dominates East African landscape in Tanzania; Mount Meru peaks to west (left center) at height of 14,977 feet (4,565 meters)
3D perspective via topographic data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), Landsat 7 satellite image and false sky: SRTM Team NASA/JPL/NIMA (National Imagery and Mapping Agency), Freely available for re-pub/re-use, via NASA Visible Earth @ https://visibleearth.nasa.gov/images/2720/mount-kilimanjaro-tanzania
Jordan Romero summited Mount Kilimanjaro as world's youngest on July 22, 2006.
snow-capped Kibo summit of Mount Kilimanjaro
January 15, 1938, photo by Mary Meader (April 15, 1916 – March 16, 2008): American Geographical Society Library/UW-Milwaukee, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kilimanjaro-1938-uwm.png
Jordan Romero, 13 years old, summited Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia, on Wednesday, September 2, 2009.
Jordan Romero with American flag: handout via The Guardian @ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/apr/12/should-teenager-climbing-mount-everest
Jordan Romero, 10 years old, summited southernmost Russia's Mount Elbrus on July 11, 2007.
northern slopes of Mount Elbrus, Western Caucasus, southern Russia: Александр Сорель, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elbrus_North_195.jpg
On Saturday, June 21, 2008, Jordan, 11 years old, summited Denali.
Highest mountain peak in North America at elevation of 20,237 feet (6,168 meters), Denali (Mount McKinley) is vast enough to generate its own localized weather.
view at 27,000 feet (8,230 meters) from Alaska Airlines flight between Red Dog Mine and Anchorage Wednesday, September 10, 2003: ArcticHokie, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Denali3.jpg
In summer 2009, Jordan's father Paul and stepmother Karen, while scaling Nuptse, determined route to Everest via Khumbu Icefall and Western Cwm was too dangerous for Jordan's summit, projected for 2010.
Also known as Valley of Silence, Western Cwm (pronounced: coom) lies on southeastern route to Mount Everest, accessed by treacherous, crevasse-riddled Khumbu Icefall.
Western Cwm with Lhotse Face in background; border of Tibet and Nepal's Khumbu region: Olaf Rieck, CC BY 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Western_Cwm_and_Lhotse.jpg
"13-year old reaches to the top of Mt Everest" (1:34)
Uploaded May 24, 2010, by ABC News (Australia) to YouTube ~ URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujq4VjMiPxw
Super-guide Scott Woolums guided Jordan Romero's December 2011 summit of Vinson Massif.
South Pole, December 20, 2010: ani_web, CC BY 2.0, via Flickr @ https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5520797723/
In 2007, Jordan Romero summited Mount Kosciusko, mainland Australia's highest peak at 7,310 feet (2,228 meters). That year he also summited Mount Elbrus in Russia and Mount Aconcagua in Argentina.
"Kosciusko": 1903 oil on canvas by William Charles "W.C." Piguenit (August 27, 1836 – July 17, 1914)
Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), The Domain, Sydney, New South Wales, southeastern Australia: Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wc_Piguenit_-_Kosciusko_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
On Saturday, May 22, 2010, Jordan Romero became youngest to summit Mount Everest, which he describes at the top as the size of a small dining table.
Mount Everest, known in Tibetan as Chomolungma, which Sir Edmund Hillary's guide, Tenzing Norgay (May 29, 1914 – May 9, 1986), translated as "the mountain so high that no bird can fly over it."
view from Tingri, small village, at 13,287 feet (4,050 meters), on Tibetan Plateau: Joe Hastings, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mount-Everest.jpg