[talk-ph] maps for mountaineers/ outdoor lovers

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 03:11:38 GMT 2011


Yes via mapsource or roadtrip or basecamp.
1. Select the osm-ph map first
2. Toggle maplist option to the contour map and then select which
contour tile you need.
3. Send to device.

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 10:54 AM, rem zamora <pompyang at gmail.com> wrote:
> maybe one day i'll try compiling maps. hehe. pero ngayon data gatherer muna
> ako. upload ko naman parati :)
> maning, how can i upload the contour map WITH the osm map? will that be part
> of one gmapsupp.img file?
>
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 9:49 AM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> +1 to  all the ideas mentioned.  Everything is possible, given enough
>> resources.  Part of the goal of the osmph garmin map is to create
>> "easy" to use tools for anyone to compile their own maps (and
>> hopefully share them).
>>
>> The focus right now is to make the default map useful to everyone.  I
>> encourage you to at least try to compile your own maps and work on the
>> customizations.  I'd be glad to help you get started.  Later on, we
>> will try to compile specialized maps (cycling, mountaineering,
>> marine/sea).
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:18 AM, rem zamora <pompyang at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > eugene,
>> > you got my point exactly!
>> > been climbing mountains myself recently. last data uploaded by me in osm
>> > was
>> > trail to summit in kanlaon via guintubdan trail. trail tracks are very
>> > useful particularly in the outdoors. you need not rely 100 percent on
>> > the
>> > gps but i feel safer with this info uploaded to my gps.
>> > this is also helpful in search and rescue operations particularly in the
>> > mountains where road maps are not that important. we need topo maps in
>> > these
>> > mountains plus trail maps and waypoints.
>> > i still havent uploaded my waypoints but i usually save campsites, water
>> > source, rest stops, and other important points along the trail sucj as
>> > landmarks. and of course the summits. (so when i hike with people who
>> > keep
>> > on asking "are we there yet?" i can easily say we are about so and so
>> > kilometers away and it will take us about so and so hours hehe) was able
>> > to
>> > do this during recent climb to pulag :)
>> > anyway i hope you guys (the compilers) hear me on this. :) i dont know
>> > if i
>> > can learn the process but you can rely on me for data gathering :)
>> > rem
>> >
>> > On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:06 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Well, if you want to get your hands dirty, you can actually DIY! The
>> >> Garmin maps are compiled using mkgmap and you just need the raw OSM
>> >> data (Geofabrik provides Philippine data extracts), the contour data
>> >> (maybe Maning can share his data, but they were made using Groundtruth
>> >> from NASA's SRTM data), and mkgmap itself (plus some learning time).
>> >>
>> >> But, we could additionally adopt your suggestion and consider adding
>> >> another Garmin map download which has the consolidated contours for
>> >> selected mountaineering peaks, and make the hiking/trekking trails
>> >> more prominent. A mountaineer's map anyone?
>> >>
>> >> Hmmm, thinking about it, I actually like the idea! Instead of
>> >> targeting only the car owners with the OSM Garmin map, we could also
>> >> "expand the market" and target also the mountaineering clubs. A Garmin
>> >> map that still contains roads (so the mountaineers can drive to the
>> >> base camps and jump-off points) plus prominent hiking trails and
>> >> contours would be a perfect addition. And if this map becomes popular,
>> >> then we have another potential source of contributors who can map the
>> >> rural and mountainous areas. :-D
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:04 PM, rem zamora <pompyang at gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > hey! just thinking aloud here. i know we have our osm map. and we
>> >> > also
>> >> > have
>> >> > the 10m elevation contour map of the country. what if... we can
>> >> > consolidate
>> >> > the two. in maning's page
>> >> > (http://esambale.wikispaces.com/osmphil_garmin)
>> >> > there is already an osm map with contour. i havent checked it yet but
>> >> > the
>> >> > note says it is only metro manila map and it might get too cluttered.
>> >> > maybe, we can, put osm map for the whole country, and then put
>> >> > contour
>> >> > maps
>> >> > for special places/mountains like apo, kanlaon, pulag, mayon, et.al.
>> >> > im
>> >> > not
>> >> > sure how this can be implemented but maybe, just maybe there is a way
>> >> > to
>> >> > put
>> >> > contour maps (just for certain areas where it can be useful) with
>> >> > street
>> >> > maps from osm.
>> >> > this will eliminate me having to put two maps in my gpsr and
>> >> > enabling/disabling the mamp whic is needed/not needed.
>> >> > just a suggestion guys :)
>> >> >
>> >> > --
>> >> > Rem Zamora
>> >> > 0916-55-11-407
>> >> >
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