On many hiking trails through mountainous areas, dangerous or difficult sections are secured by technical means like steel cables, fixed ropes, ladders, or rungs. This tag indicates the presence of ladder.
How to map
- See also: Safety measures on hiking trails
Use ladder=yes for parts of hiking trails with a ladder. It is also possible to define the length in meters instead of yes as a value, for example ladder=13.
This tag is added to an existing highway=path. Short sections can be tagged as node , longer sections as way .
This was originally invented for hiking trails, but can be also used in combination with highway=via_ferrata.
||yes / length in m
If you don't want to split a longer highway=path into several segments to tag their particular safety measures you can add the following tag to the whole highway=path:
||Way segment with various safety measures