Waypoints Successfully Embeded!
For sometime now I considered a drawback of this site was the failure to provide schematic hiking routes. I have now addressed the issue by manually embedding waypoints onto each map using WP Google Maps a WordPress plugin. While rather time-consuming and laborious I’m pleased with the overall result and hopefully it will assist hikers to more ably reconcile the route and hiking descriptions. Along with showing the actual hiking route, you can click on individual map icons to glean further information. I have also created a new page titled Hiking Trails on the home page which displays all hikes in a neat table corresponding with a large scale map. Lastly the plugin allows you to generate a rather nifty ‘Map Mashup’ as illustrated below.