OsmAnd Ski maps

OsmAnd Ski Maps is a plugin allowing you to navigate at winter sports locations. It provides you with a full map of ski pistes, ski lift markers and even colored lines indicating the complexity of each track.

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How to use it

Android

First, you need to go to Plugins menu - Ski map view and select Enable. (You may need to install it for free.) Then use the 'Configure map - Map style' menu to switch the winter and ski style on. After that, you can find your desired area on the map and enjoy the info about the ski tracks including their complexity, location and infrastructure around.

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iOS

To activate ski maps, you need to go to the Maps & Resources menu, then choose Plugins. Enable the Ski map plugin and return to the map. Now, tap the map button on the left and select the Map type menu. Change it to Ski map. That's it. Now you can view the maps you've downloaded in the ski mode. The rest of the world will have the info provided in the World map and shown in ski map style.

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Map legend

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OsmAnd map legend menu (Help - Map legend) provides you with some popular ski piste graphic representations. Please note that this classification is not absolute: the class of every track is influenced by the reputation of the area and other factors.

OsmAnd Ski maps plugin works perfectly well with Contour lines plugin and the hillshade maps. Contour lines show the heights of a location and the hillshade maps provide visualization of terrain which may be of great help at sports locations.

Adding contour lines and hillshade

Android

It is easy to add hillshade or contour lines to your ski map. You need to enable the Contour lines plugin in the Plugins menu, then go to 'Download maps' menu, select your coutry or region and download contour lines or hillshade files, or both. You can combine hillshade with contour lines to get fuller information about the location. Just go to 'Configure map' menu to enable the 'Contour lines' and 'Hillshade' options. Zoom out until you see the lines and shading.

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OsmAnd Ski maps provide you with helpful info on winter sports locations. Besides that, you can see nearby mountain peaks and the plugin also allows you to find the location of aerialway stations.

iOS

To combine maps with contour lines or hillshade, you have to download the contour lines or hillshade maps of the area. Then just go to Maps & Resources - Plugins and turn the Contour lines plugin on. That will allow you to view both map in the ski map style, contour lines or hillshade optionally together. To turn the hillshade off and leave just the ski map and contour lines, go to the Map menu and disable Hillshade.

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