This has been by far the most emotional section for me. Hitting the 700 mark, arriving to the cheering and clapping of fellow PCT hikers at Kennedy Meadows Store while I walked in, and transitioning from the desert to the High Sierra have psychically been like graduating from a mid western rural high school to then travel the world on a hand glider.
Cowboycamping under a clear, light pollution free, sky
Sharing camp w Phyzzy and Whoopie at Kennedy Meadows. Those youngsters are so endearing. I miss them already.
Jumping into the South Kern River to bathe, and practicing river crossings as a team with Bliss and Counsellor.
Not having to carry more than one liter of water!
Camping alone at mile 735, elevation over 10,000, with 360 degree views of the sunset and sunrise.