[Tagging] Walking route on a beach

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 22:15:08 UTC 2018


On 20/12/18 09:09, Peter Elderson wrote:
> If you want beaches to route in general, you need to draw a path along 
> the entire length of the beach, with connecting paths to all accessing 
> paths and roads. That has not been done in Nederland, which has one 
> very long and wide sandy beach along its entire west coast.
>
> For the hiking routes using sections of the beach paths have been 
> drawn over the sand (surface=sand), between the access points 
> involved. This allows a continuous route relation which renders and is 
> clickable on waymarkedtrails/hiking.
>
> These paths are routable of course, but since it's far from complete 
> the beach as a whole is not.
>
> Other surfaces have paths drawn on them for the same reason: 
> individual pedestrian areas, grass areas, wood areas, village_greens. 
> In this case, they are usually present for routability. Waterways 
> along or crossing natural=water areas are the same thing, in this respect.
Good point on waterways!
>
> Op wo 19 dec. 2018 om 22:31 schreef Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>>:
>
>     Hi,
>
>
>     There are a few walking routes that incorporatesections of beach
>     walking.
>
>     These sections have no 'infrastructure' - they are not formed or
>     unformed paths, they are just walking along the beach.
>
>
>     The choice of how to map them? As I see it there are two;
>
>
>     A) Create a Path - tagged as a path e.g.Way: 219753403
>
>     https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/219753403#map=16/-43.5372/146.5824
>
>     This renders and is usable by routing software and appears on
>
>     https://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=2712082&map=16!-43.5369!146.5842
>     <https://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=2712082&map=16%21-43.5369%21146.5842>
>
>
>     B) Create a way without any physical tags e.g Way: 656134075
>
>     https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/656134075#map=18/-29.57874/153.33473
>
>     This does not render on maps but does appear on
>
>     https://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=4869590&map=18!-29.5793!153.3358
>     <https://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=4869590&map=18%21-29.5793%21153.3358>
>
>     This may not be rotatable with some software as it has no physical
>     presence.
>
>
>
>     My preference is for B as that does not imply a 'path' but it does
>     get
>     some indication of the continuous route.
>
>
>     Any thoughts?
>
>
>
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