The player will run as far as they can towards their destination before getting killed, corpse run back from the nearest graveyard, resurrect as far away from their body and as close to their goal as possible, and repeat as many times as is necessary until they reach their goal. Corpse jumping is not advisable as a general mode of travel, because of the lengthy walk back to the corpse.
Also, the character's currently-equipped armor and weapons will suffer damage and repairs can be quite expensive. Corpse jumping is often conducted wearing nothing that can suffer durability damage, although this means each run will be shorter.
Also known as Corpse Hopping and Corpse Running.