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Map Coverage

This mapset contains Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austrian Alps, Slovenia, S. Germany, French Alps, N. Italy, NW. Croatia.

Please note that Alpine Hiking trails (>T3) and Via Ferratas (Klettersteige) are not routable!


GPS (with shaded relief basemap activated)

3D-view in Basecamp


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    • Unpack the OFM_Alps(dd-mm-yy_pc).zip file and place the Openfietsmap(Alps) folder to a location of your choice, e.g. C:\Garmin\Maps\OpenFietsMap(Alps)

    • Existing files from a previous version can be overwritten.

    • Run install.exe to install the map for Mapsource/Basecamp. You can safely move the map later to another location and run install.exe again to update it in Mapsource's register.

    • Depending on your windows configuration, you need to right-click install.exe and run as Administrator.

For an alternative installation use the gmap procedure below:

Mac OSX (gmap format):

    • Download OFM_Alps(dd-mm-yyyy_gmap).zip file and unpack it. Double click on the folder "OpenFietsMap(Alps).gmap" to run Garmins Mapmanager, or open Garmin Mapmanager and locate the "OpenFietsMap(Alps).gmap" folder to install the map. Read the tips & tricks section how to use the maps

    • This gmap version can also used on Windows pc's. Just unzip the file and place it in the default Garmin map directory, no installation needed. A recommended tool to maintain your maps is Javawa GMTK.

Read the tips & tricks section how to use the maps


    • Unpack OFM_Alps(dd-mm-yy_gps).zip and copy the garmin folder to an SD card

    • On modern Garmin GPS units you can give the gmapsupp.img a different filename.img

    • This GPS version can also be used on Android devices with the Oruxmap app.

    • Do not copy different versions of the same mapset onto the micro SD card or GPS, otherwise the map will not show!

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