[Tagging] Path or track with many fallen trees

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 14:33:13 UTC 2020


On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 8:15 AM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:
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> sent from a phone

> > On 26. Jun 2020, at 15:59, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Trees have been there sometime by the looks of them, and are unlikely to
> be cleared. To the FS this track no longer exists (they have blocked its
> only junction with the larger network with a mount of earth), so they will
> not be removing the trees.  Way seems to get little traffic, even foot
> traffic.
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> it’s up to your judgement, in my area if blocked with a mound this would
> not be a track anymore. You can decide whether keeping it for hikers (if
> legally and physically possible, i.e. highway=path) or putting it in decay
> state is more appropriate (e.g. abandoned:highway=track which will
> effectively  remove it from most maps). I would not completely delete it if
> it is still “mostly there”. Maybe an additional  “note” with some
> explanations for your fellow mappers could also be helpful
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I think this is what I have basically done.
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