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Description:
short description too (thanks again)
Expanded Description:
For this category:
  • Node Marker: A post or object functioning as one at an intersection or junction, showing location and showing what trail leads to next node.

  • Trail: An unpaved path.
  • Trail System: A series of intersecting trails tied together with a common alpha and or numeric location naming convention.
    An example of a standard trail system would be Brighton Rec Area Equestrian Trails.
  • Super Trail System: 2 or more named trail systems tied together with a common alpha and or numeric location naming convention.
    An example of a super trail system would be Potawatomi, Crooked Lake, and Silver Lake Trails.
Instructions for Posting a formal name removed as it my not be correct. (thanks for pointing it out.) Waymark:
  1. The trail system can not be "Bicycle Only", if it is please submit to the Cycling Routes category.
  2. Located on publicly accessible land.
  3. Reasonably ccurate coordinates.
  4. Naming convention:
    • Location-Trail system name Marker name ### (to ###, ###, ###, etc.)
    • Example: Holly Rec Area-Lake Shore Trails-014 (010, 013, 015)
  5. Pictures:
    • Default: A picture of the trail marker is required with some surroundings. If a legible picture can not be obtained then a closeup of the marker will also be required and must be set as the default image.
      (remove once a mark is posted)
      PRA Equestrain Trail Marker 23
      Pinckney Rec Area Equestrian Trails Marker 23 This picture of marker 23 show the trail to marker 21.
      (/remove once a mark is posted)
    • Additional Pictures must be included showing the different trails heading towards other markers if they cannot be captured in the picture with the marker and must be correctly described.
      (remove once a mark is posted)
      From 23 to 22
      Though not shown on the marker this picture is of the Lakelands Trail but it leads directly from PRA Equestrian Trail Marker 23 to Trail Marker 22.
      From 23 to 24
      Though not shown on the marker this picture is of the Lakelands Trail but it leads directly from PRA Equestrian Trail Marker 23 to Trail Marker 24.
      (/remove once a mark is posted)
  6. (marked for potential removal)The category "Visit Instructions" must be included as the last item in "Detailed Description".(/marked for potential removal)
Reasons for automatic rejection:
Hiking, Equestrian, ORV, Cross County Ski and Biking are required fields.
If all are listed as No and/or I don't know, automatic rejection.
If Biking is listed as Yes and the others are No and/or I don't know, automatic rejection with no explanation. See Posting requirement 1.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
  • One Picture, your choice of the following three, listed in order of preference:
    1. A sign with your user name and the marker in same photo.
    2. Your GPS and the trail marker in same photo.
    3. You and the trail marker in same photo. In case of group photo you must describe which person you are so that every one in the photo can use the same one.
  • 1 visit log per unique visit.
    Explanation: If marker #5 has 3 paths leading to/from it you may have a visit log "From" each.
  • Claiming multiple visits: you must state first in all of your visit logs "Coming from XXXX" or just "From XXXX"
    Examples:
    Waymark= Brighton Rec Area-Equestrian Trails-01 (02)
    From parking
    Waymark=Holly Rec Area-Lake Shore Trails-014 (010, 013, 015)
    Coming from #013
  • Describing your experiences between nodes would be nice.
Category Settings:
  • Waymarks can be added to this category
  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
  • Category is not visible in the directory
Variables:
  • Hiking
  • Equestrian
  • Cross County Ski
  • ORV
  • Biking