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Intended to describe the preparation of a piste dedicated to winter sports. The tag and its values depend on the type of piste it is applied to. The grooming is generally applied to ways rather than relations, as it is a characteristic that can change along the piste.
As common in OSMcommon in OSM, several values can be separated with semi-colon (
piste:grooming=classic or none
Can be omitted, this is your standard ski run mechanically groomed by a tracked vehicle.
A piste:type=downhill groomed for Mogul skiing (Buckelpiste)
Nordic or crosscountry
Two rails for classic style nordic.
Wide piste for skating and at least one set of classic rails. The value 'classic;skating' can also be found, but less common.
Wide piste for skating (or 'free') style nordic.
Classic style groomed by a smaller snowmobile, which means that the piste is often much looser and single lane.
Un-prepared itinerary for cross-country skiing, tracks are made manually by skiers.
Winter-hiking or snowshoeing
A mechanically groomed piste that can be hiked with simple boots or can be used for running (default if grooming is absent).
Requires snow shoes.
Implies groomed as "natural luge(sled) track".
Use with often used, un-groomed sledding trails.