[Talk-GB] Byway between Muston and Belvoir (was "Guidance for adding PRoW to OSM")

Graham Jones grahamjones139 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 19:02:34 GMT 2012


Fair point - I'm not really sure what I would tag it as though!

Frosterley and Stanhope<http://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/en/?zoom=12&lat=54.74591&lon=-2.0121>
are
fairly major places with pubs - not sure about wifi though.

Graham.



On 31 December 2012 18:56, Dudley Ibbett <dudleyibbett at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I tried searching on Weardale but there doesn't appear to be a POI marking
> the Dale!
>
> For those that know this area where would make a good base for walking and
> also have a Pub with wifi for updating OSM in the evening?
>
> Thanks
>
> Dudley
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> On 31 Dec 2012, at 16:47, "Graham Jones" <grahamjones139 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Even smaller - I am pretty sure the problem I had was just to the North of
> Stanhope....
>
> You are right, there are plenty of opportunities to add footpaths to
> Weardale.
> I concentrated on the Weardale Way (which you can see on Lonvia's Hiking
> Map if you are interested (
> http://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/en/?zoom=11&lat=54.72073&lon=-1.8885)).
>
>
> When we met a branching footpath I tried to record a short stub to show it
> is there, but we have not followed most of them.    There is also a marked
> 'Mineral Valley's Walk' through the area that we will probably try to
> follow during 2013....but there are huge numbers of 'normal' public
> footpaths too.....my challenge is trying to incorporate these into a nice
> walk, as we don't tend to go 'mapping' - we go for a walk, and I take my
> GPX receiver with me!
>
> Cheers
>
>
> Graham.
>
>
>
> On 31 December 2012 16:20, Steven Horner <steven at stevenhorner.com> wrote:
>
>> It's a small world, the incident I described was also in Weardale near
>> Thimbleby Hill South of Stanhope. I didn't use OSM then and checking OSM
>> the path is not marked. A path on the opposite side of the wall where the
>> farmer was stood is marked which is incorrect and will lead to someone else
>> being shouted at unless I fix it.
>>
>> There is a massive job to add all of the paths in Weardale to OSM. I will
>> gradually add them as I am out walking. I have GPX tracks of many previous
>> walks and good records.
>>
>> Steven
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Graham Jones <grahamjones139 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I have had similar issues, but without the abusive farmer in your part
>>> of the world? (Weardale).  My old OS map said the Weardale w
>>> Way went through this field, and there was a waymark at the junction
>>> with the road, but once in the (very large!) field, there was no obvious
>>> way out - just rusty gates and barbed wire - I think the route was changed,
>>> but they didn't take down all the old waymarks, which left a lot of paths
>>> to nowhere.....   Can't remember how I mapped that in the end....
>>>
>>> Graham.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> I had walked across his field according to the map which was a couple
>>>> of years old and got to the end of the field to find a padlocked gate. I
>>>> returned back to the sign and it was pointing in a different direction
>>>> (straight ahead) and also had 3 way markers all pointing straight ahead. I
>>>> presumed the route had been changed so followed the arrow after a about 50
>>>> yards I heard various abuse from over the wall. The farmer was angry that
>>>> we weren't following the map and could we read one. We explained (or tried
>>>> to) but he said the gate was someone elses and that was the only way we
>>>> could go. There were no visible paths on the ground in any direction.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>> Graham Jones
>>> Hartlepool, UK.
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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