[Talk-us] JuicyTrails Map and App based on OSM data released

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 03:12:52 UTC 2013


I like the rendering style.  Really makes the trails stand out.

Nice that your documentation encourages your users to contribute to OSM.

I clicked on your link for your website.  Initially the map was centered
over Salida, CO.  There was a nice list of trails on the right margin that
one could click on, thus highlighting the trail on the map.  Once one pans
away from Salida, this functionality seems not to be in place.  Am I doing
something wrong?  Do the trails in my area have to be tagged in a special
way to enable the full functionality of JuicyTrails?


On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 7:55 PM, derrick nehrenberg <
derricknehrenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi OSM folks,
> I posted my GPS tracking and trail map app to the Google Play store today.
>  I am writing because I am interested in getting some early feedback from
> the OSM community, especially regarding feature requests or improvements to
> the map, website, and app.
> It would also be great to hear thoughts about how juicytrails can
> facilitate trail mapping.
> Here is the Google Play app store link
> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.juicytrails.juicytrailsfree&hl=en
> If people like it, it would be nice to get some good reviews going...
> The trail map features all kinds of dirt trails (hiking, horse, bicycle,
> motorcycle, ATV, and 4WD) as well as paved footways and cycleways, all
> based on OSM data. I started this project basically to fulfill my own trail
> navigation needs. I have done quite a bit of OSM trail mapping myself, but
> even I was shocked how many trails appeared when we turned the rendering
> lights on in the USA. Denver, Boston, and California have the most mapped
> trails. I have mapped quite a bit in Moab, Utah, Fruita, Durango, Crested
> Butte, and Salida Colorado.
> Here is our burgeoning website and map.
> http://juicytrails.com/
> A central goal of this project is to turn hardcopy trail maps into trail
> dollars. We have actually already been doing this part of the project for a
> couple years. We are working with a growing list of trail associations to
> get their trails on OSM and juicytrails.com and then subsequently on
> hardcopy maps which we will sell directly to trail associations for a very,
> very small production fee of $.50 per map. The trail associations then sell
> directly to retailers for $1.50 each, and then the retailers sell for $2.99
> each, clearing $1.00 minimum per map. The hardcopy maps have download codes
> used for installing offline versions of the maps into the Free Juicytrails
> App. These maps have been a minor hit, and have sold extremely well in some
> locations.
> Thanks for reading.
> derrick nehrenberg
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