Layfield lands in Russia today to scale Mount Elbrus (18,510 ft), the tallest mountain in Europe. Mount Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft), in Tanzania, Africa, comes second. In December of this year, Mount Aconcagua (22,831 ft) in Argentina will be conquered. One month later in January 2013, Layfield will travel to Antarctica to climb Mount Vinson Massif (16,050 ft). In the summer of 2013, Layfield packs for Alaska to meet Mount McKinley (20,327 ft). That fall, he will find himself in Indonesia to face Oceania's tallest peak on Mount Carstensz (16,024 ft). Finally, in 2014, Layfield has booked his ascent on the world's tallest mountain, which borders on China and Nepal – Mount Everest (29,029 ft).