rasgoat wrote:MoapaPk wrote:Often "off-trail" in the NE means: extremely thick brush. In the old days, when the ADK 46ers were really trailless, many slide routes were chosen simply because they avoided brush (until one exited, where krumholtz got fierce).
Very good point, there usually is a bushwack involved.
We like suffering out here.It toughens us. I mean what misery can compare to walking through dense brush, while swatting bugs and humidity. We give blood for a view.