Mapping oddity (Strava question!)
5:13pm, 7 Mar 2016
larkimI ran probably the flattest run I've ever done last Sunday along the Wirral Way at the top of the Wirral, following the largely concrete coastal path from Leasowe to New Brighton.
As is my wont, uploading just to Fetch doesn't suffice, so I upload also to
Anyway, partly along the route looking on
Does anyone here have access to topographic data that might show how
Just curious; a mild Monday pm diversion!
6:00pm, 7 Mar 2016
cackleberryI don't have any data, but I find the
Fetch is much more accurate.
(By that I mean I have got my paper map out and counted contour lines. Fetch matches much more closely than Strava)
6:19pm, 7 Mar 2016
larkimDoes fetch actually do anything with the elevation data, or did it just take it add recorded by the watch?
6:21pm, 7 Mar 2016
cackleberryNo idea! Hopefully someone more technical will join the thread...
6:46pm, 7 Mar 2016
K5 GusYep, pretty sure Fetch will use your GPS points to go and reference some backend map database and work out the altitude gain.
If you just load your data to Fetch, and don't do a Glasses View on it ( either you, or anyone else ) then the altitude gain shows as 0, he only works it out when someone does a Glasses View. No idea why he doesn't work it out when loading the activity - sure I've asked on threads and not had an answer, although to be fair I've never sent a Feedback to ask.
I don't use
7:07pm, 7 Mar 2016
BadgerMy guess there would be that
And Gus is right about how FE works. I can tell because I live in Cambridge, and my Fenix 3's track shows the railway bridges, but they all vanish when Fetch processes them and there is nothing left to see on the elevation plot
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