8-year-old Colorado boy becomes youngest person to climb El Capitan

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El Capitan is in Yosemite National Park California U.S.

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8-year-old Sam Adventure Baker and his father started their trek on Tuesday

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Sam's father, Joe Baker, said the climbing experience has already been life-changing for both him and his son

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Sam and his father spent Tuesday night watching the Lion King and sleeping

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"He seems really happy to be up there and spirits are high," Sam's mother, Ann Baker, told CNN in an interview

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The father-son duo are climbing in a four-person team

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Baker has wanted to climb El Capitan with his son when Selah climbed with his father in 2019

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