[Tagging] Trailhead tagging
boothym at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 20:15:55 UTC 2018
I only know of the term trailhead as I've seen it used in the infobox on
Wikipedia, e.g. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Highland_Way
That route has trailheads at Milngavie (bonus points for pronouncing it
correctly): https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5819237 and Fort William:
Also in Scotland the Fife Coastal Path has an arch like this at each end
of its route:
(don't know if there's information boards as well)
On 21/12/2018 13:29, Andy Townsend wrote:
> Can you give a few examples of what trailheads are to you? There's a
> clearly defined American concept, it isn't not really used much in
> British English. Also what do you mean by "official" below - is there
> some kind of VVV list or similar?
> Best Regards,
> On 21/12/2018 11:54, Peter Elderson wrote:
>> I would like to revive the trailhead proposal,
>> After discussions in the Dutch user community, a list of all Dutch
>> trailheads was compiled and systematically entered as nodes tagged
>> highway=trailhead, name=<official trailhead name>,
>> tourism=information, information=board or map. Many trailheads were
>> already present in OSM, there we just did some additional tagging.
>> In the US, trailheads are all maintained on OSM by a national
>> operator. Japan has lots of trailheads, I don't know how they are
>> maintained. In Europe, no systematical OSM-tagging appears to take
>> place, except for the Dutch base.
>> I think it deserves a push.
>> Any thoughts on the matter?
>> Vr gr Peter Elderson
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