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Group: Route
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasmay be used on relations
Useful combination
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Status: in use

route=ski used to specify a specific kind of the on the Relation:route.

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Longer skiing routes consist of multiple different ways (in many cases, but not neccessarily highway=path). In some cases, same way is shared by multiple routes. In almost all cases, every underlying way has different name than the route. The route relation is used to combine all relevant ways into continuous route.


Members of the route-relation may have (among others) the following roles:

Way or Node Role Recurrence? Discussion
way (blank) zero or more the ways making up the route.
way link zero or more a way for the sole purpose of linking this route to the rest of a the network but not a primary part of this route itself.
way shortcut zero or more shortcuts
node start zero or more entry points

Additional tags

The following tags should be used:



  • name=* - name
  • ref=* - reference number
  • operator=*
  • network=* - name of the network (local/regional/national and so on makes no sense here)
  • description=*
  • distance=* - the official length of the complete route
  • lanes=* - number of classic xc lanes
  • colour=* - HTML colour code
  • website=* - url of a website especially with infomation about actual snow conditions

For the following tags see also Proposed_features/Piste_Maps#Pistes:

For the following tags see also Walking_Routes: