How to draw routes

Published on May 09 2018 by cartowall.

As you know, CartoWall is a collaborative database. That means that the data that appears on this website has been provided and is continuously exposed to review by the climbing community itself.

If you want to contribute your knowledge and enrich the contents of CartoWall for the benefit of the whole community, you can do it by drawing or correcting climbing routes directly on the images, you will be surprised how easy it is.

Please take into account that the name of the user who have drawn the route is strictly confidential. Nobody will know that you have drawn them, with the exception of the people who administer CartoWall.

Let's get to it!

    Login with your user account

  1. To draw routes you must first log in with your user account.

    If you don't have one yet, create one by clicking here, it's free.

  2. Go to the topo where you want to draw

  3. Once you are logged in, access the topo you want to draw on.

    You can find it using our search engine.

  4. Switch on the drawing mode

  5. We assume you've accessed the topo where you want to draw. Well, look in the upper right corner of the viewport and you'll see two buttons.

    Press the pen button to activate the drawing mode.

  6. Draw the route

  7. Now all you have to do is touch the screen or click with the mouse to mark the points along the route.

    You can add as many points as you like, even in the middle of the strokes you've already drawn.

    To move a point, press or click on it and drag it.

    To delete a point, right-click on it.

  8. Enter the route name and its characteristics

  9. Click on the Save button when you are finished drawing the track.

  10. After clicking on the save button a window will appear where you must indicate all the information you know about the path you just drew.

    Just follow the instructions on the screen. Don't forget to click on the "Send proposal" button when you're done.

    Once your proposal is submitted, it will be reviewed by an editor. If all is well, the proposal will be accepted and published.