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Discussion: vegetation density in Strava maps

in: Orienteering; General

Jul 15, 2020 6:59 PM # 
sherpes:
I'm noticing at least 5 colors to denote vegetation density here. I wonder how Strava does it ...

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Jul 16, 2020 6:41 AM # 
tRicky:
I'm noticing at least two posts to denote importance here. I wonder how sherpes does it ...
Jul 16, 2020 7:30 AM # 
Jagge:
I believe that's hill shade. Around here the darkest green is typically steep bare rock with almost no vegetation at all.
Jul 16, 2020 10:44 PM # 
sherpes:
tRicky,

I wonder how sherpes does it ...

Sherpes uses a tele-transportation device.
Sherpes is E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E...
Jul 18, 2020 6:04 PM # 
bill3:
I've also noticed this new "hillshading" in Strava. If it really is hillshading, it's based on some horrible data. I can't make any sense out of it.

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