[talk-ph] maps for mountaineers/ outdoor lovers

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 16:45:10 GMT 2011


Hi guys,

We have decided that we will be having a separate outdoor recreation
Garmin map for the hikers, mountaineers, mountain bikers, climbers,
scuba divers, etc. This map will have contour lines for selected
mountains as suggested. But unlike the main Garmin map, this will be
updated only once a month since outdoor-related map features aren't
edited/updated on the map as often as "regular" features like roads
and POIs. But for those who want the latest, we will try to provide
DIY tools so people can make their own custom Garmin maps. :-)


On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 11:49 AM, tutubi
<tutubi at backpackingphilippines.com> wrote:
> +1 here
> just returned from trips to Ilocos Sur then Palawan...
> the monkey trail to the underground river is surprisingly present is
> OSM...nice...but i wasn't able to do it due to the usual lack of time. next
> time, i'll stay overnight in Sabang then trek rather than ride the
> boat...there's also Ugong rock and a new zipline (PH already becoming
> zipline crazy these days)
>
> ---
> I explore, therefore I blog.
>
> http://www.backpackingphilippines.com
>
> 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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