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Public-images-osm logo.svg aerialway = rope_tow
A tow-line for skiers and riders where passenger hold by hand or use special tow grabbers. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: aerialways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de factoPage for proposal

Rope tow, also known as ski tow, handle tow or bugel lift. A tow-line for skiers and riders. The passengers hold the rope by hand or use special tow grabbers (nutcrackers).

This is just one classification among several cable/wire based lifts/transportation types listed under Key:aerialway. See also WikiProject Piste Maps.

How to map

Draw a way along the route of the cable, and set this aerialway=rope_tow tag on this way. The direction of the way should indicate the ascending direction. E.g., the way should point from the valley station to the mountain station.

Additional features

Position nodes node at either end of the rope. These nodes might be tagged with aerialway=station.

If you know the position you can also map support pylons by positioning nodes node in the middle of the way, with the tag aerialway=pylon.

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