Highest Mountain in Every State, except Hawaii and Alaska
United States LOWEST STATE ELEVATION:
Florida | Britton Hill | 345 ft / 105 m HIGHEST STATE ELEVATION (Lower 48):
California | Mount Whitney | 14,505 ft / 4421 m CLIMB DATES:
April 9, 2011 – July 22, 2016
Lucy climbed the highest mountain in every state, except Alaska, during these years. She set a world record as the youngest female to accomplish this feat on July 22, 2016, at the age of 12.
Alaska and North America’s Highest Mountain
20,320 ft / 6194 m CLIMB DATES: May 29 – June 18, 2017
Lucy attempted to reach her 50th state high point and set the world record as the youngest female to climb all 50, but unfortunately, she did not make it to the top due to prolonged, life-threatening weather. She plans to return one day for a second attempt.
South America’s Highest Mountain
22,841 ft / 6962 m CLIMB DATES: January 4-12, 2018
At 21,000 feet on her first summit attempt, Lucy experienced altitude symptoms which required her to descend until feeling better. Unfortunately, she was unable to attempt the summit again due to a week-long high wind and snow storm. Lucy looks forward to returning one day to stand on the top of the Western Hemisphere’s highest mountain.
Europe’s Highest Mountain
18,510 ft / 5642 m CLIMB DATES: June 5-6, 2019
After 24 hours of travel and an 8 hour time difference, Lucy and her father arrived at Mount Elbrus with ideal climbing conditions. A strenuous, yet straight-forward climb, Lucy stood on the top of Europe and her second Seven Summits peak.