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Jack_Glendening

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Network Routing and Metrics
« on: July 16, 2010, 12:17:56 PM »
I'm posting this here because of TF's tool which creates a trail network from a batch of gpx files and because I know others here have an interest in trail networking.  I've taken a network of gpx trail files for my local hiking area (Big Sur) and created a web tool which, given a start and finish trail location/intersection, will give the shortest distance routing and also its metrics (total distance, net elevation gain/loss, and cumulative upward elevation gain).  I suspect I may have re-invented the wheel and would be interested if anyone knows of something similar, so I could check it out and hopefully improve my own tool.

Ventana Trail Route Metrics
www.drjack.info/HIKES/TRAILMAP/ventana_trailroute_metrics.html

ScottMorris

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Re: Network Routing and Metrics
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2010, 04:18:18 PM »
Very cool use of a trail network from TF.  I'm not aware of anyone else doing trail routing.  Maybe some day, in TF, for sure.

Thanks for the post.
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