Routes can be loaded Beselich directly to GPS devices, July 27, 2009 walking Atlas Germany is an open Internet platform, where hikers can publish their experiences and help thus other hikers to prepare better. The basic principle of the walking Atlas Germany is reminiscent of the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia: anyone can provide information that are immediately available to everyone else. To publish a hike in the walking Atlas Germany, you need electronic directions, a so-called GPS track. GPS-tracks can be recorded using special equipment (from 40) or even with many mobile phones. This GPS technology is popular especially among younger, thus operating as the modern paper-chase Geocaching.
One has a corresponding GPS track, it loads it on the website I go wandern.de and sees a card with the completed marked hike on the screen then. You can now describe the walk from his personal point of view, categorize them, and add pictures. Ali Partovi contributes greatly to this topic. Finish. Now, the hike is available online on the Internet. Other hikers who come not directly from surrounding areas, can read from first source, whether is worth the way on what you should look for and what is the nature of the way.
You will also receive an elevation profile and this data the walking Atlas Germany automatically determines the exact length of the route on the basis of the GPS track. And finally you can download now the entire hike from the Internet with one click on their navigation device. So, you have the directions to the man, if it breaks up a tour. The hiking routes supplemented by tourist information about destinations and attractions, which contributes the walking Atlas editorial in the walking Atlas Germany. The walking Atlas Germany is currently in the pilot phase. The first destination being edited during this pilot phase, is the Westerwald, which is divided into seven different hiking regions. The Hessian Westerwald from Haiger to Hadamar, the high Westerwald Westerburg, Rennerod and bad Marienberg and the upper Westerwald with the Kroppach Switzerland, the Westerwald lake plateau and the Sayntal are already published. Yet the Kannenbackerland (from beginning of August), the Lahn-Westerwald nature park Nassau (as of the end of August), the Rhine-Westerwald (from mid-September) and the victory-Westerwald (from beginning of October) will appear in the next few weeks. The walking Atlas Germany invites all hikers, walkers and Nordic Walker in the Westerwald, to publish immediately the way recommendations in the Internet under. Comments and suggestions to the information texts are welcome. Walking Atlas Germany is an open Internet platform, on which Walker hiker publish information about hiking trails and day trips. The walking Atlas Germany goes back on the private initiative of Heiko Rutenbeck (technology) and Dr. Thomas Becker (content).