Lucy's Expeditions

2010
January 1, 2010

La Malinche | Jan 2010 | Age 6

La Malinche

Mexico’s 6th Highest Mountain
Puebla, Mexico
14,501 ft / 4420 m


Lucy, along with 20 members of her Mexican family, climbed La Malinche together while Lucy was living in Mexico for a year from July 2009 – June 2010.

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2011
April 9, 2011

State Highpoints | Apr 2011-Jul 2016 | Age 7-12

State Highpoints (Lower 48)

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.

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2017
January 6, 2017

Kilimanjaro | Jan 2017 | Age 13

Kilimanjaro

Africa’s Highest Mountain
Arusha, Tanzania
19,340 ft / 5895 m
CLIMB DATES: January 6-12, 2017


The first of her Seven Summits, Lucy climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to test how her body would handle high altitude before attempting Denali.

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May 29, 2017

Denali | May-Jun 2017 | Age 13

Denali

Alaska and North America’s Highest Mountain
Talkeetna, Alaska
20,320 ft / 6194 m
CLIMB DATES: May 29 – June 18, 2017


Lucy attempted to summit her 50th state highpoint and set the world record as the youngest female to climb all 50 at the age of 13. After being on the mountain for 20 days, Lucy and her team had to descend without the opportunity to climb above high camp at 17,200 feet due to prolonged, life-threatening weather. The team raised over $20,000 for Outdoors Empowered Network on this climb to help give other youth outdoor adventure opportunities.

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2018
January 4, 2018

Aconcagua | Jan 2018 | Age 14

Aconcagua

South America’s Highest Mountain
Mendoza, Argentina
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.

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December 29, 2018

Pico de Orizaba | Dec 2018 | Age 15

Pico de Orizaba

Mexico’s Highest Mountain
Puebla, Mexico
18,491 ft / 5636 m
CLIMB DATES: December 29-30, 2018


Returning to climb in Mexico after nine years, Lucy enjoyed being on the mountain with her Mexican family.

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2019
June 5, 2019

Elbrus | Jun 2019 | Age 15

Elbrus

Europe’s Highest Mountain
Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia
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.

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2020
January 4, 2020

Mount Kosciuszko | Jan 2020

Mount Kosciuszko | Jan 2020

Mount Kosciuszko

Australia’s Highest Mountain
New South Wales, Australia
7310 ft / 2228 m m
CLIMB DATES: Mountain closed due to fires


Lucy traveled in Australia for two weeks in January 2020 waiting to climb Mount Kosciusko, but never had the chance to even get close to the mountain. During those two weeks, Australia was experiencing the worst fires in their recorded history and Mount Kosciusko was in the heart of it. “I never imagined fire would be a reason for not reaching the summit of a mountain, but the more time I spend in the outdoors, I am reminded that weather has the ultimate say.”

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2021
June 1, 2021

Denali | Jun 2020

Denali | Jun 2020

Denali

Alaska and North America’s Highest Mountain
Talkeetna, Alaska
20,320 ft / 6194 m
CLIMB DATES: June 2021


Lucy will return to Denali in June 2021 for her second attempt of the summit. If successful, she will set the world record as the youngest female to climb all 50 of the US State highpoints. Follow her journey to the top on Lucy’s ClimbYourHighpoint Instagram and her Facebook page.

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