Marching outside with dense vegetation

Areas of dense vegetation

Marching outside with dense vegetationPlaces of dense, shrubby or bushy as beech forests or coihue of Araucania and Patagonia are virtually impenetrable and can cause unpleasant surprises in the security group if they do not follow certain rules designed to facilitate foot traffic.

  • The breaks or stops grouping should be in comfortable places, that is, less dense vegetation. Typically, the first guide that will be forced to make frequent stops to avoid losing sight of the group, and managed to regroup when necessary.
avoid-places

Avoid Places Where Impact is Just Beginning

avoid-placesMost campsites can recover completely from a limited amount of use. However, a threshold is eventually reached where the ability of vegetation to regenerate cannot keep pace with the amount of trampling it receives. Once this threshold is reached, continued use will cause the site to deteriorate rapidly. This will result in the development of an established campsite with discernible bare ground, or “barren core.”