I'm having a look through some of the routes I've got lined up for walking to review. I didn't used to do this because I was of the opinion that I should honour the wishes of the volunteer or more likely combination of volunteers who put the first version together. However, after a couple of bad experiences with really poorly plotted routes I changed my mind about this. I'm not seeking perfection and there are routes which point in the general direction or appear to have been saved when not zoomed in properly which I have given approval to. The point of failure has been when inconvenienced (one time I was put on the wrong side of a river and then the line suggested I magically cross it further on) or when told by my GPS that I'm offroute because the plotting is so far off the footpath. I guess what I'm asking is what everyone else's experience is? And how important is the plotting to you? Am I being unreasonable if having looked at a route in advance I choose to plot and walk my own version because I know I wouldn't pass the original?
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