“It’s important to try to get kids to go outside and protect public land,” he says. Matt Moniz Matt Moniz has climbed all of the state’s highest peaks. Matt held the record for being the youngest climber to reach the summit of all 50 of the United States’ highest peaks in the shortest amount of time by the time he was 12 years old.

He traveled from the lowest high point in Florida to the highest point in Alaska in just 43 days. Additionally, Matt has traveled outside of the United States; He has hiked Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Elbrus in Russia, and he plans to hike all Seven Summits.

He became the youngest person to climb Makalu, the fifth-highest mountain in the world, in 2014, in the Himalayas.