[Tagging] Wilderness huts
lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 31 17:04:55 UTC 2014
On 31.03.2014 18:49, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2014-03-31 18:18 GMT+02:00 Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com
> <mailto:daveswarthout at gmail.com>>:
> "What is the difference between a mountain, alpine, or wilderness
> hut" is exactly what I'm trying to determine.
> Mountain_hut is not used much — only 7 instances — so I think it
> can safely be considered to be the same as an alpine_hut which, by
> definition, is located in mountainous regions.
> Wilderness huts are something I'm familiar with so I'm seeking to
> clarify what it is about them that would invite the use of that tag.
> I think the difference is that a mountainhut or alpine hut will have
> someone who sells you something to eat (i.e. some kind of "restaurant"),
> while a wilderness hut will usually not have staff. See here:
You are right. alpine_hut is an operated place. In the alps most of them
are operated by the nation alpine clubs.
But you will find wilderness_huts in the alps, aswell.
I see a slight overlap with shelter_type=basic_hut but with proper
description to distinguish and links this will work.
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