He bugled from higher up. We ran after him and set up again. He answered, then took his cows even farther up the hill and bugled. We played this game at least four times-bugle, set up, wait, run, bugle, set up, wait, run. With this frantic start-and-stop chase, we quickly climbed over 1,400 vertical feet from the bottom of the drainage to the top of the mountain. I was doubled over and sucking wind hard and loud. Todd, who can climb like a cat, tried to get me to keep quiet.