[Tagging] Trailhead tagging

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 18:04:33 UTC 2019


Please don't add public transport stops to hiking route relations. That
would be really confusing.

Polyglot

On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 2:39 PM Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Peter: " Mapping a trailhead node as I suggested does not stand in the way
> of more complex options. My idea: begin with the simplest common element
> which supports all the other options. "
>
> +1
>
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 8:13 PM Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Sometimes it would, sometimes it would not. If the node actually
>> represents the start of the trail, it is already in the relation because it
>> is part of the way that belongs to the route. In the situation that a
>> trailhead node represents a named cluster of helpful facilities/amenities
>> in the vicinity of several trails or networks, you wouldn't want to add it
>> to all the relations, because a. it's not actually part of the routes and
>> b. maintenance of all the routes would be quite error-prone and not really
>> intuitive.
>>
>> A site relation has been suggested for the more complex trailheads. You
>> would include the node there, the parking(s), the information booth or
>> guide stands, maybe PT-stops, possibly the route relations you can access
>> from the site...
>>
>> Mapping a trailhead node as I suggested does not stand in the way of more
>> complex options. My idea: begin with the simplest common element which
>> supports all the other options.
>>
>> Op wo 2 jan. 2019 om 12:04 schreef Tobias Wrede <list at tobias-wrede.de>:
>>
>>> Wouldn't it make sense to add the trail head (node) to a route relation
>>> with role=trail_head?
>>>
>>> Am 01.01.2019 um 12:54 schrieb Peter Elderson:
>>> > At this point, I settle for just requiring that it's a named location
>>> > visibly designated as access point for one ore more recreational
>>> routes.
>>> >
>>> > So just a node tagged highway=trailhead and name=<Name of the
>>> trailhead>.
>>> >
>>> > Which node? Well, if it's just the start with a name on a guidepost,
>>> > use the guidepost node. If it's an information board with the name,
>>> > use that. If there is a flagpole or a stele or say a statue of the
>>> > pioneer who walked it first, use that. If there is none of that, use
>>> > the location which presents itself naturally as a starrting point when
>>> > you get there. If there is no such location, then it's not a trailhead!
>>> >
>>> > Anything else: optional, map and tag as seems appropriate.
>>> >
>>>
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