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Bushwacking: Get High, Stay High

When bushwacking a trail, go high altitude and stay there.

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Bushwhacking: In sub-Arctic Alaska and Canada, climb to 3,000 feet or more in elevation (the exact elevation varies with location) and stay there. You’ll encounter less brush and more wide-open tundra. Be aware that some maps show avalanche paths as being “clear” of timber when they’re actually filled with horrific patches of slide alder.