Boulder Creek Lakes in the Trinity Alps

Can I re-write the question? I always feel like myself.

Where am I when qualities of myself come out that I most like feeling? In the mountains, at around 6000 feet, all by myself, stinking of campfire, shivering, listening to a stream and birds welcoming the rising sun, while smelling my freshly steeped Peets, clutched in a hot cup between freezing fingers.