trek across

trek across (something or some place)

To make a slow, arduous journey across something or some place, especially on foot. We're spending the summer trekking across southern France. I trekked across town to see the exhibit at the museum. The villagers have to trek across this dangerous marsh every day in order to reach the only source of potable water in the area.
See also: across, trek
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trek across something

to hike or march across something. The scouts trekked across the fields of the small farming community. I don't look forward to trekking across the desert.
See also: across, trek
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