[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Camp_site=camp_pitch

Sven Geggus lists at fuchsschwanzdomain.de
Thu Apr 11 14:16:19 UTC 2019


Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure if direction is necessary. How would the direction tag be used?

Direction would be like with benches.

> If the pitch has a clear rectangular shape it could be mapped as an
> area. 

Shure, if it can be copied from an aerial image but if its a wooden platform
inside a forest all you can aquire then is width, length and direction.

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:direction

Still importatnt to see if its big enough for your tent.

> But many tent pitches do not have clearly verifiable boundaries;
> these should be mapped as nodes.

Right, if they are right on the ground.

I have two examples of the former and the latter from backcountry campsites
in the black forest:
https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/5001823515
https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4935721966

Image of wooden Platform:
https://naturparkschwarzwald.blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Camp-Erdbeerloch.jpg

Sven

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