When I’m in the great outdoors I usually take my GPS with me. I usually keep a track of where I’ve been and then save them back to my Windows PC. The two main reasons are so that I can view where I’ve been in Google Earth and also to use the track to add or update trails and roads on OpenStreetMap. From these saved tracks I have added many roads and trails in both the Lac Le Jeune area in the BC Interior and also closer to home I have added many trails in the Burnaby/New Westminster area of the Lower Mainland.
I have written a short Instructable on how to create and save tracks on a Garmin Oregon GPS unit.
A future Instructable will show how to add trails to OpenStreetMap from the GPS track.