May 14, 2015 at 13:14 #4730Miguel CurtoParticipant
maybe this is a bit outside of the scope of the forum but like the subject says was wondering is there is any tag for marking a potentially dangerous place for Moutain Biking or some TTF (Technical Trail Features) as jumps/drops, and if so how can it be represented by a map style: is there a generic icon already used or can I create one?
I think there must be some tag in OSM data, as theres an online MTB map (from OSM data) that has a “Dangerous” representation:
but the closest match I found was “hazard” and dont even know if its already being used or not. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/hazard
TyMay 14, 2015 at 20:32 #4731TobiasKeymaster
I looked at that map and also the data where a “dangerous MTB spot” is marked. I found nothing there, only that MTB scale changes at the exclamation marks, so maybe that’s just it.
I don’t know if there already exists something like TTF etc., the best resource is starting at the wiki – also look at the discussions pages: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mountain_biking
Hazard is probably ment for car drivers in that proposal, as far as I got at a quick view. If a tag is used is very easy to see – just have a look at taginfo, there is also a short summary of it and link to it on the wiki page of hazard (in the box top right): https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/hazard
At least I can tell you that there is no key like that in openandromaps. It would have to be included in tag-mapping, without that adding it to a map style is fruitless.
Developer of Elevate mapstyleMay 15, 2015 at 08:09 #4733MakiParticipant
MTB tags can be applied to nodes as well as ways. The idea is to mark a single difficult passage in an otherwise easier trail. My best guess is they are just interpreting that in a generic way. I had in mind to implement something like that but I still haven’t verified if mtb tags are retained on nodes in OAM.
The best way to know is to find such a spot and look at its tagging on OSM.
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