Michigan Mountain Biking Association
UselessPickles wrote:If we had GPX data for the trails, it would be easy to make them accessible via the Trail Guide. Unfortunately, we don't have GPX data for the trails, and creating GPX data for trails is way beyond the scope of this project. Turn-by-turn directions would be complicated by trails with optional loops/sections, bi-directional sections, etc. How do we know whether you want to turn right or continue straight?
Steve does a lot of work mapping his local trails in OpenStreetMap. I wonder if it's possible to easily export any of that data into a useful GPX file that we could make available for download. Can a GPX file be used to just generically render trail/road segments on a GPS device, or is it limited to representing directional point-to-point routes?
davedejonge wrote:The issue I found with implementing this is that you have to wait for your trail edits to be "approved" by google or another user. not sure of what all needs to happen, but, if we had a way to approve each others entries it might make the process go quicker.
If you look at the trail guide for proud lake you can see the loop 4 track that I drew out, none of the side routes and shortcuts show yet ( i didn't add them). Does anyone else know the process more in detail? Looks like someone else added part of the kensington connector..
davedejonge wrote:Okay, check that, I can see the kensington connector trail on my phone, but not my loop 4 edits... ?????
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