Another slope rule conundrum

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Slope rules (referencing Ctr 6.3) says ""barring other obstructions to LOS, an up-slope unit - even if not in a hill crest line hex - can trace a LOS across an up-slope hexside of its hex to a lower elevation (i.e. across a hill crest line)…"

The rule doesn't mention how many crest lines or distance to crest lines from the up-slope hex. Taking this to a ridiculous extreme, an up-slope unit 3/4 of a level above a crest line that is 30 hexes away can see units on the other side of the crest line at a lower elevation, while a non-up slope unit at level 3 or 4 in the same situation cannot.

Also, there doesn't seem to be a limit to how many crest lines an upslope unit can see over. So again, upslope can easily see over 8 crest lines to successively lower elevations while higher level units can't. This seems crazy. Is that how slopes really work?
 

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The rules do mention that slopes don't affect the application of A6.41-43. That means blind hexes of crest lines are created normally; e.g, after 5 hexes of same elevation, there is a blind hex. Just as if the unit were one level higher. A slope hex is no better at getting LOS to a target than a unit one level higher than the level it is at.
 

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Also, the rule says "barring other obstructions to LOS" - (same as the rule in KGP, btw) - a Crest Line that creates a Blind Hex would be a "obstructions to LOS", IMO.
 
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