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.
density-trees

Lots of dense vegetation

density-treesThe density of vegetation (shrubs, bushes, stunted trees, etc.). Low and medium mountain can go from completely prevent the passage, to do difficult, tedious and time consuming to navigate. In general, we must consider the following areas of dense vegetation:

grass or low vegetation.

Drop-offs with grass or low vegetation

grass or low vegetation.The main issue that can walk through a field of grass or low vegetation that we can not avoid walking is the possibility of slipping if it is wet (from dew) or wet, obviously increases the risk the greater the slope of the terrain. Therefore, we must take into account both uphill and downhill: