[Tagging] How to tag a "trail blaze"

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 15:17:27 GMT 2012

Looks nice to me. Is already in (very rare) use.

Problem is that it is very "perishable" data, at least in this part of the
world. These signs have to be repainted very frequently, and will not
always be repainted in the same place.


Padova, Italy

On 9 March 2012 15:45, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Someone on our local list is asking how we can tag such "trail blaze"
> we meet in the countryside to mark a hiking route. Here is a picture
> of two fixed on a fallen tree:
> https://plus.google.com/photos/107503929149262426060/albums/5717596284661304225?banner=pwa
> He is asking because a local community is maintaining such marks and
> would like to locate them in OSM in addition to the route itself.
> Our current proposal is to use a node tagged with:
> tourism=information
> information=trail_blaze
> hiking=yes
> operator=
> support=tree|pole|rock
> description=
> Any comments about this ?
> Pieren
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