Building a Custom Trail Map Using OSM and Mapbox

Here is an high level overview of the process I use for building my own custom hiking trail map. The data I’m using (trails, summits, etc…) are available as open source from OSM. After I fetch and clean up the data I use MapBox to generate the map tiles, in a map style I designed.  Query TrailsNH to … Continue reading Building a Custom Trail Map Using OSM and Mapbox

TrailsNH.com: Northeast Trail Conditions

TrailsNH.com is a pet project of mine that stems from my love of hiking, database, and web based technologies. The site is driven by bots I created to gather hiking trip reports and related information from all over the internet. The system GeoTags the location of each report, then indexes and organizes the information so hikers can find … Continue reading TrailsNH.com: Northeast Trail Conditions