Winter sports

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Description
For mapping features relevant to winter sports.
Tags

aerialway=cable_car
aerialway=chair_lift
aerialway=drag_lift

For mapping features relevant to winter sports, including down-hill skiing, nordic skiing and skating, snowshoeing, etc.

Tagging

way Ways : PisteMaps !

You will find everything you want for downhill, cross-country, winter-hiking, snowshoeing, sledge, lifts ... in the comprehensive and widely used Piste Maps page.

relation Relations

Pistes can be grouped in route relations, allowing to express the marking color, the name, etc ... Two schemes are currently in used:

Particulars

Access

Do you need to know if you have permission to enter with your skis on ? Access (or not) with skis can be express with ski=designated or ski=yes.

Alternatively look at snowshoe=yes or snowshoe=designated.

Resorts

Tag:landuse=winter_sports see also Piste Maps

Site=piste proposed alternative.

Winter sports

All the relevant information for a complete tagging can be found on the links above.

Maps

Name Map type Features
OpenSnowMap.org raster ski pistes (cross-country and downhill), sled, snowparks..
Waymarked Trails raster ski pistes (cross-country and downhill), sled, snowparks as overlay..
OpenSkiMap.org vector ski pistes, lifts, their length, difficulty and grooming
OpenSlopeMap.org raster ski pistes (cross-country and downhill) including slope inclination of Alps and Pyrenees
XCTrails.org raster ski tour, and cross country (XC) trails from OSM with routing functionality for XC trails and additional information from other sources like weather, piste status, elevation profile etc.
OpenAndroMaps.org vector Vector maps including winter sports for various Android application
OpenStreetMap mapnik view raster Ski lifts
OsmAnd vector Ski pistes are contained in vector maps for offline use on Android (via opensnowmap.org) and Locus (use build-in vector map theme Ski or data & theme from openandromaps.org)
Trekarta Android application vector ski pistes (downhill, nordic, hiking, sled and other), difficulty, grooming style and lightning (skiing activity should be selected in application menu to enable dedicated winter theme)
Mobile Atlas Creator Ski pistes are displayed by several map providers that can be downloaded
Skidea garmin Some ski resort maps are available on Garmin image file format

General facilities

General facilities that apply generally to winter sports include shop=ticket (where tickets can be purchased) and amenity=ski_school (where people learn the sport). Also amenity=restaurant, amenity=shelter, tourism=viewpoint, natural=cliff, amenity=mountain_rescue and amenity=firstaid

See also