I ride a mountain bike around Thetford Forest. Two maps I use are:
* OpenMtbMap on my Garmin Dakota 20 GPS. * A custom Osmarender of the Thetford Forest area.
Tagging in Thetford Forest for Mountain Bike routes
Singletrack not yet surveyed or put in by other users is typically tagged:
Singletrack that is interesting to ride:
Singletrack that has gone AWOL usually due to falling out of use, or due to logging operations, I leave the way in place but tagged:
Logging operation areas
Where there has been recent logging activity, the works can cause trails to disappear under debris and make them impossible to ride. I mark those ways with abandoned=yes. Recently I have started to mark logging areas.
Where logging areas are only a subset of an entire tree block, I create an inner area.
I tag logged areas as follows (subject to change and not well defined):
This renders in Mapnik as a simple black line around the perimiter of the area.
There is mention of tagging felled or thinned areas using clearcut_year or chop_year in: Talk:Tag:landuse=forest#year_chopped