[OSM-talk] Hiking and Trail riding map

OJ W ojwlists at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 6 19:34:58 GMT 2009

Hi.  Did the webhosting for this project get organised yet?  I would
like to put it as a featured image, but not if that means that the map
dies from too much traffic.


On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 10:06 PM, Nop <ekkehart at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi folks!
> As I liked the features of the cycle map but rather missed a hiking map
> based on a similar design, I started working on one.
> Or rather, as I am doing my mapping on horseback, I am working on a map
> that some day should be suitable for trail riding. But as the
> requirements for a hiking map are very similar, it should be able to
> serve that purpose as well.
> Main requirements are contour lines, hill shading, emphasis on
> displaying the trackgrades and paths, landmarks of all kinds and hiking
> routes.
> My work on a hiking map originally started with a map for Garmin devices
> and Map Composer. For the open layers map I extended Composer to
> generate matching mapnik styles. This means that a Garmin map will be
> available that exactly matches the online topo map minus the hill shading.
> You can have a look at an early draft here: http://www.nop.onpw.de/. And
> there the problems start. Currently the test map is located at a free
> webhoster, but it is obvious that the final map will be require some
> magnitudes more webspace.
> So do you have any recommendations for me on where to find webhosting
> for this project? It is a simple set of prerendered tiles and openlayers
> and requires no server side database or applications.
> I guess I could use advice and help with this project.
> bye
>        Nop
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