Lucy Westlake is on a mission. The 18-year-old from Naperville has already broken two youngest climber records, but now she’s got her sights on Mt Everest.

She leaves for the Himalayas Thursday and will attempt to become the youngest American woman to reach the top.

More information at https://lucywestlake.com/donate/

She joined the WGN Evening News to talk about the journey.