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the bush-line, the trees grow progressively more stunted, cowed by the combined effects of altitude and the punishing weather. Trees, possibly hundreds of years old, have canopies barely taller than the average tramper. Lichen cloaks their trunks, and wispy moss too, plus a range of liverworts and

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