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This week, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgesen made climbing history for completing their free climb of El Capitan's Dawn Wall at Yosemite -- deemed the toughest climb in the world. Today we revisit highlights of two summer trips we made to Camp Curry in Yosemite Valley, 1999 and 2000. Back live next week from the SF Ferry Building. Sedge welcomes:

JESSE COLIN YOUNG, songwriter and lead singer of the popular group The Youngbloods in the 1960s.

CHRIS SMITHER, folk/blues singer and guitarist whose music draws deeply from blues, folk, modern poets and philosophers.

ROSS HANNA, the late grandson of John Muir who helped sustain the legacy of his grandfather (October 1922 - June 2014).

PHIL FRANK, the late great cartoonist who created Farley (March 1943 – September 2007).

GERRY BLOCH, oldest person to climb El Capitan, at age 81, and his guide MIKE CORBETT.

YVONNE GRANGER, Park Service Ranger.

TOM BOPP, Yosemite music historian and performer. 

MIKE GREENSILL, who hiked in a piano!