Bogong ski runs (.kml) for Avenza Maps app

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  1. kirktab

    kirktab Active Member

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    Designed for Avenza Maps app on mobile devices, using a couple of different sources. Download a topo map of the Mt Bogong area from Avenza store (eg SV Maps 'Bogong Alpine Area' 1:50k).
    Save the .txt file to computer & change file extension from .txt to .kml.
    Email the .kml file to yourself & collect the email on your device. Import the kml contents into the Avenza map using the app's Layers tool (second icon from right at bottom of Avenza UI).
    Click on individual tracks for pop-up showing run name & length. Contents can be edited in Avenza app or (easier) by importing .kml into Google Earth.
     

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    Beaut! Thx!!
     
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    CarveMan aussieskier.com
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    Awesome thanks - I use that app.
     
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    currawong Old And Crusty
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    can a mod please sticky this?
     
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    Success - thanks so much! Now I can map the runs to the photos I took on the Big Fella this week!
     

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    Chaeron Well-Known Member
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    There were still 2 pockets of snow on Bogong on 3rd January!!
     
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    Wow that's crazy, I live not far from the bottom of bogong and it's amazing how the white stuff is still holding on with some of the warm days we have had, though so far it's been a mild summer and somewhat delayed one.
     
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    :thumbs:;):thumbs:;) Thanks Kirktab,
    copied overlayed on google earth then saved to Garmin Base Camp. looking forward to using them.
     
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    Thanks kirktab, legend. The Avenza Maps app is fantastic!
     
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