Help with dividing a large map into smaller map

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - West & PNW' started by Shelby88, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. Shelby88

    Shelby88 Dirt tastes good!

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    I got this gteat map of the CDR from Bigdog, But it is too large to get into my 550 Zumo. How do i make this map into about five smaller ones so it will work on the Zumo. When i try to load it now it says it has too many waypoints.

    Can anyone help? Here is the gpx file if anyone can cut it up. Or tell me how. I want to keep the waypoints. I just want to make it into multiple maps.

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  2. emerson.biguns

    emerson.biguns All idiot, no savant

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    In Mapsource, Tools>Track Divide

    That allows you to split the track into parts.


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  3. tbirdsp

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    First off they are not really "maps", they are Mapsource (or .gpx) files. And we're not sure if you are talking about waypoints or track points.

    I don't know much about Zumo's, but from what I've heard they will only take tracks or routes with 250 points. See what this file does. I actually made it for my old GPS V which I took along as a backup. The Zumo should turn the tracks into routes (from what I understand anyway). This is based on BigDog's file.

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  4. pckopp

    pckopp Aged Adventurer

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    As you figured out, this gpx file contains waypoints(325), tracks(11) and routes(5). As biguns said, you can divide the tracks into smaller pieces. I would check your Zumo docs to see what the specific process is. Dividing tracks is a bit tedious and 9 of these have 700 points, one has 558, the last 466. Probably an evenings work if you're not expert on Mapsource tools.

    I would start small and go from there.

    Also, Countdown has the CDR already divided up in to 20 pieces of 500 points each. He keeps them on his public section of GPSXchange.

    http://www.gpsxchange.com/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=27
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  5. Countdown

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    I think you can load my 20 tracks into your Zumo then convert them to Routes but I would just buy a 76Cx or 60 and ride with the tracks.
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  6. Shelby88

    Shelby88 Dirt tastes good!

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    I think i already have you tracks, And the zumo will follow tracks.
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  7. Shelby88

    Shelby88 Dirt tastes good!

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    Thanks for all of the info guys. I have plenty of time to get this to work as i wont be able to make the trip untill July of next year. Damn Snow!:rofl


    So Who wants to go?:evil
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  8. Countdown

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    Just curious do you actually mean display and "follow tracks" on a Zumo or download them and the Zumo converts them to Routes then you "navagate" the Routes?
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  9. Shelby88

    Shelby88 Dirt tastes good!

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    Yes it make it into a route and you can follow it that way
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