Kristen Kelliher is Youngest Female Completer (17)
Kristen Kelliher from Hanover, NH, is the youngest female to complete 48 states (17 years, 4 months, and 13 days). She completed on Mount Mansfield on September 11, 2011. The previous record was Danielle Birrer, was 18 years, 4 days old, in 2000. The photo above is on Boundary Peak in 2006. Be sure to check out her gallery which has summit shots from 48 states.
12-Year-Old Matt Moniz Completes in 43 days, 3 hours, 51 minutes and 9 seconds
12-year-old Matt Moniz has completed on Mauna Kea hiking 50 summits in 43 days, 3 hours, 51 minutes and 9 seconds.
He set out to do 50 summits in 50 days or less. He is doing this before entering the seventh grade in his home of Boulder, Colorado this fall. He only has Mauna Kea left.
*Denver Channel 7 interview
*Outside Magazine interview
Here’s an interview when he did the Colorado 14ers at age 11.
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