[Tagging] Trailhead tagging

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 22:27:59 UTC 2019


Most trailheads I have seen mapped have a name that contains the
trail/track/route name. See
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:trailhead#Photos

Fr gr Peter Elderson


Op wo 16 jan. 2019 om 22:50 schreef Joseph Eisenberg <
joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>:

> > in my experience, the spot you start walking from is very rarely named
> as such, it just has a sign to say "Whatever Track".
>
> In that case, the trailhead does not have a name. The track or trail
> itself should have a name=* tag, but the trailhead should only be taggged
> with a name if it is different.
>
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 6:16 AM Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 20:07, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Your proposal looks good. I would vote "yes" on it.
>>>
>>
>> Yep, I would as well.
>>
>> One every minor thought - under "How to map" you have "Name of the
>> trailhead" - maybe change that to be "trailhead or trail / track"?
>> Reason is that in Australia they're (usually) called tracks, not trails
>> :-), & in my experience, the spot you start walking from is very rarely
>> named as such, it just has a sign to say "Whatever Track".
>>
>> & interesting to see that there's already ~1400 of them in use!
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Graeme
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