Mount Everest climb: Naperville teen becomes youngest American woman to reach summit

Mount Everest climb: Naperville teen becomes youngest American woman to reach summit

NAPERVILLE, In poor health. (TOC) — An 18-year-old Naperville has change into the youngest American lady to succeed in the summit of Mount Everest.

Lucy Westlake posted on her Instagram Thursday morning to say she efficiently reached the summit of Mount Everest at 5:40 a.m. Nepali time.

Earlier than embarking on her climb, Lucy informed ABC7 she hoped to encourage different younger women to pursue their very own adventures.WATCH: Native teen goals to be youngest American lady to climb Everest, Half 1

“I began climbing as a result of my household could be very adventurous. My life’s mantra is ‘limits are perceived,’ so I like pushing myself to my very restrict and discovering what my physique and thoughts can do. So what higher approach to do it than climb the best mountain on the planet.”

Previous to reaching the highest of Mount Everest, the teenager has already set information, turning into the youngest feminine to summit the 50 U.S. state highpoints final June.WATCH: Native teen goals to be youngest American lady to climb Everest, Half 2

What an incredible accomplishment! Congratulations Lucy!

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