Day 122 - Cleaning Up

I camped near a spring fed pond and welcomed the sight of other hikers resting nearby.  

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For the past few hundred miles, traffic has felt pretty light, with many of my interactions being with those heading the other way. 

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I came across another southbounder this morning, a spunky young lady who first hiked the PCT two decades ago with a llama. 

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I imagine there are seasons when this landscape is verdant, but today the grass resembled the shade of sand.

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By early afternoon I was as hot and sticky as I've ever been and nearly leapt for joy at the sight of this. 

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Feeling much better, I continued on my way. 

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I crossed paths with more water. 

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And long after nightfall, called it a day. 

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<3 Will