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Hike-Routes and Bike-Routes, GPX, KML, HTM - Files


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Nederlanse Versie Download GPX Route from map Download GPX Route from list Draw and Download a GPX route Find a place
Download a Route from map:
With this part you can select a Route from the points given on a Google map overview.
(==>> The loading of this map overview can take some seconds, depending on your internet speed.)
Moving over a yellow dot on the map will show the Route name in a textballoon.
Click on a yellow dot on the map will show the question to download a Zip-file containing:
- a HTM-file ==> will give the Route on a google-map in your internet explorer
- a GPX-Route file ==> ready to download as Route on a GPS-divice or GPS-APPs
- a GPX-Track file ==> ready to download as Track on a GPS-divice or GPS-APPs
- a KML-file ==> ready to be loaded on the 'Google-Earth' program

Go to: Download a GPX Route from map


Download a GPX Route from list:
You can also download a Route from the Route-list:
Click on the RouteName in one of the two right columns to show the Route on a map or to download the Route as a Zip-File containing the GPX-Route-, GPX-Track-, KML- and HTM-files.

Go to: Download a GPX Route from list


Find a Place
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Draw and Download a GPX Route on a Google map:
With this part of this site it is possible to Draw and Download GPXRoutes for HikeTrips and BikeTrips on a 'Google map'.
Then you can save the Route-data as GPX-Route-File, GPX-Track-File or as KML-File.

First you can Center the shown Google map by entering a Location, Place, City or Country... and press 'Search'. The map will now center on the given location.
Then you should press the 'Start New RT'-button to begin the drawing of a new Route.
Each next click on the map will store the related coordinates as Latitude and Longitude.

With the 'Undo Last' button you can remove the last drawn route line.
With the 'Edit Route' button you can edit, change and move the drawn route lines.
Click 'Stop Edit' to end this edit action. You can add now again more route lines.
Click the 'End RT' button when the drawing of the Route is finished.

Now copy the route data into the clipboard.
To copy the data as Route: push button 'Copy as GPX-Route into Clipboard'
To copy the data as Track: push button 'Copy as GPX-Track into Clipboard'
To copy the data as KML: push button 'Copy as KML-Data into Clipboard'
Open NotePad or an other text browser and paste this data into it.
Save this text with the hiking-name and extention '.gpx' for Route- or Track-file, or extention '.kml' for KML-file.

The map can be printed by the normal explorer 'File' --> 'Print' menu command.

Go to: Draw and Download a GPX route

GoogleEarth can be free downloaded here.

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Find a Place on a Google map:
With this part you can search for a Place, City, Street, ... etc on a 'Google map'.
==> Enter the Name of the City or Country (and Street) in the upper left Text-box.
==> Click button 'Search' to go to the entered place.

==> Click button 'Weather' to view the present Temperatures on the Map
==> Click button 'Clouds' to view the present clouds over the Map
==> Click button 'Photos' to view the Photo's on Map
==> Click button 'Traffic' to view the traffic on the main roads (red color = a lot of traffic). ==> Click button 'Points' to view the Route-Points.
==> Click button 'Elevetion' to view the elevetion chart.
==> Click button 'Clear Ovl' to clear all these overlays.

Down to the Map you have a line with the Coordinates, Elevetion and the Map-Scale.

Go to: Find a Place



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Notes on GPS use:

The GPX-code is a common protocol to interchange GPS-data between different devices and computers.
The GPX-file can contain: Waypoints, Routes, Tracks.

Waypoint:
A Waypoint is an interresting Point on a map.
Each Waypoint is located by a Latitude and a Longitude.
Each Waypoint can also more be specified by a Description, a Name, a Number, a Comment, a Date and Time, .....

Route:
A Route is a predefined path indicating how a trip must be made.
It gives the way to be followed on a map by means of successive Waypoints.
A Route can also contain a Name, a Description, a Comment, ... and the successive Waypoints to be followed.

Track:
A Track is generated by the GPS-Device itself (options to be configured by the GPS-settings).
A Track gives the passed way as Waypoints of a made Hike- or Biketrip.
The interval of the Waypoints can be configured as time related or distance related places.
Each Waypoint in the Track can contain the coordinates, the time, the height.... of the passed point.

The specification of WayPoint, Route and Track can be found here.



CameraPictures Traffic

All used GPX files are tested on the 'Mapsource' program, with the 'Garmin Etrex Venture' GPS and also with the 'Garmin Oregon 300' GPS.
All used KML files will load on the 'Google Earth' program ver 4.3.
All used HTM files are running on Internet Explorer version 7.0.5730.13.
Use of the 'Google map':
- Position the map with the arrows on the upper left.
- Position the map also with dragging the mouse off target a Red Dot.
- Scale the map with the scale-tool on the left.
- Scale the map with a double Right or a double Left mouse click.
- Change the view with buttons 'map', 'Satellite', 'Both'.

Interesting links:

Create your own OpenStreetMap for GARMIN GPS
How to create custom maps for GARMIN GPS
Fietsknooppunten BelgiŽ
GPS Biketracks Belgium
Bikeroutes BelgiŽ
Wheater Forecast
World Wheater Forecast
Wheater Maps Europe
Wheater Warnings
Cloudiness
Rain and Wheater
Rain Forecast
World Stations Temparature
AirPhoto De Kempen
Photo's of BelgiŽ
The world in a mouseclick



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Last website update on 12 july 2016.