Agencia EFEDecember 27, 2013 18:01
Buenos Aires, Dec 27 (EFE).- A 9-year-old U.S. boy has become the youngest person to reach the summit of Argentina's Mount Aconcagua, the tallest peak in the Americas, Clarin newspaper said Friday.
Tyler Armstrong and his father climbed the 6,959-meter (22,816-foot) mountain, part of the Andes range, with the help of local guides.
The party reached the summit at around 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Day.
All of the members of the climbing expedition are in good condition and have already begun their descent, Clarin said.