[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - trailblazed=poles;cairns

Jaromír Mikeš mira.mikes at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 06:13:49 UTC 2021


Thank you Kevin ... This is awesome collection !!!

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On Mon, Mar 15, 2021, 4:40 AM Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 10:04 AM Jaromír Mikeš <mira.mikes at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello Andrew,
>>
>> I am thinking of extending my proposal by ribbons and markers.
>> Can you point me somewhere where I can find some pictures of ribbons and
>> markers ...
>> Ideally these pictures should be licensed under Creative Commons licence
>> to be used on the proposal page.
>>
>
> You're welcome to any of these; either my daughter or I is the
> photographer in all of them and willing to relicense as needed:
>
> Plate markers:
>
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/17076109167
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/14018066876
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/14318057029 - snowmobile trail markers,
> indicating a state snowmobile route and a local trail
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/10282365273 - incorporating a direction
> indication
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/10600273563 - a double marker indicating
> a turn to the left
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/50318721447 - on the tree at right
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/9764675293 - an unusual placement,
> screwed into the rock
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/14966947604 - unfortunately, the beavers
> didn't respect the markers
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/15540287525 - an older tin marker, that
> the tree has mostly grown around
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/6077237638/ - markers for both a footway
> and a bridleway
> https://kbk.is-a-geek.net/attachments/20210307/20210307_152356.jpg -
> markers are placed above eye level, but high snowpacks can nearly bury them
>
> Paint blazes:
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/28837391964 - either side of the rock
> chimney
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/14018094576
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/7881583380 - a paint blaze, a direction
> arrow, and a crudely painted logo of the Appalachian Trail
>
> Redundant marking with a paint blaze and a marker plate:
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/28554220940
>
> Plate markers attached to signs (to give an indication of what trail it is
> by showing its characteristic mark):
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/20178836184
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/14276154341 - shows two trails meeting
> with sample markers on the guidepost
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/14092717700 - the guidepost is a tree,
> with markers for two trails (Long Path - aqua; Warner Creek Trail - blue)
> running concurrently
>
> Marker post with a plate marker attached:
> https://flickr.com/photos/ke9tv/19595395641/
>
> I'm afraid that I don't have any of my own photos showing flagging tape.
> It's usually used only temporarily when a trail is undergoing construction
> or maintenance. Wikimedia has
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tape_flag.JPG which at least
> shows what the stuff looks like. Around here they usually use either pink
> ribbon (none of our local trails is blazed in pink) or else ribbon color
> that matches the color of the marker or paint blaze.
>
>
>
>>
>> thank you
>>
>> mira
>>
>> po 8. 3. 2021 v 5:16 odesílatel Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>
>> napsal:
>>
>>> Sounds great.
>>>
>>> I'd suggest adding
>>>
>>> trailblazed=ribbons (usually coloured tape/ribbons tied to a tree branch)
>>> trailblazed=markers (usually just a spot/dot fixed to a tree or the
>>> ground (eg rock on the ground)
>>>
>>> We should also add a description of what exactly is =poles (man made
>>> post extruding from the surface) and =cains (stacked rocks).
>>>
>>> On Mon, 8 Mar 2021 at 05:07, Jaromír Mikeš <mira.mikes at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I am proposing trailblazed=poles and trailblazed=cairns to get
>>>> possibility tag trails which are marked by poles or by cairns ... I didn't
>>>> find any appropriate way to do so.
>>>> I am asking for your comments to this proposal
>>>>
>>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/trailblazed%3Dpoles;cairns
>>>>
>>>> best regards
>>>>
>>>> mira
>>>>
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