[OSM-talk] Walking-orientated OSM mapping event?

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Apr 29 10:49:32 BST 2006

It's a sound idea, but you might consider also somewhere like the peak
district which is more central for most and has less in the way of the high
peaks. For consideration anyway. I'd be more likely to be interested in
Peaks (or North Wales for a more rigorous weekend) than the Lakes, simply
due to the journey time.



Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk 
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>With the IoW and Mapchester coming up, I was wondering whether interest
>be generated for an OSM-like event aimed towards walkers, in which the aim
>was to try and map a popular area in a long weekend?
>Maybe the Lake District would be a good area - it's a national park, it's
>relatively compact and popular, and attracts a lot of walkers. I note
>has already mapped (or at least uploaded a GPX of) Coniston Old Man. The
>potential problem is that the high peaks might be out of reach if the
>is really bad.
>Interest could probably be generated from the uk.rec.walking newsgroup. It
>could take place sometime in the summer e.g. July or August. Any comments?
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