[Tagging] Trailhead tagging

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 09:27:53 UTC 2019

I made a concept wiki page:
I think it fits the outcome of this discussion. If not, feel free to

I don't want to change the earlier proposal, it is a step further than my
concept tagging page which just documents existing practice.

Vr gr Peter Elderson

Op di 15 jan. 2019 om 00:41 schreef Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com

> Kevin said:
> I'm therefore going to stick with 'designated or customary place to
> begin or end a trip on a trail.'
> Me too. I've mapped many such trailheads in Alaska and almost everybody I
> know would recognize the term trailhead as meaning a point of access to a
> path or trail. It's fine to add other details, like parking, toilets,
> registration facilities, etc. separately. I haven't followed this thread
> carefully, so can't speak to the TOP situation fully but I do know a
> trailhead when I see it on a map or otherwise.
> Dave
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 6:16 AM Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, 15 Jan 2019 at 09:04, Tod Fitch <tod at fitchdesign.com> wrote:
>>> Guess: Someone found it on the trail and figured it would be easier for
>>> the person missing it to find it hanging from the sign than some place
>>> along miles of trail.
>> Bit of a problem when you've got to walk back the 65 klm looking for it!
>> Thanks
>> Graeme
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