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Some assistance please! downloading gpx files
January 7, 2013
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phild31
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Have you tried "Every Trail" to find tracks in GPX format?
http://www.everytrail.com/
You will have to get an account to download GPX & KML files.

This is a link to a trail in S. Carolina "Table Rock";
http://www.everytrail.com/view.....id=1392196

When you have a GPX file on your computer use the 'Import' function of Vantage Point instead of drag & drop, I find it works a bit easier.

 

Here's the track on VP;

http://i913.photobucket.com/al.....b444e7.gif

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December 22, 2012
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WyeKnot said
Does this still work? I expected it to work this way, but it doesn't for me (VP 2.32).

I saved the data you link to as a gpx file, selected My Journal in VP and dragged the file to pretty much everywhere I can imagine in the My Journal area, and nothing.

The url in these messages will not work because it is not a .gpx file.

A .gpx file is really an .xml file and needs the appropriate headers and closing statements.

JG

December 22, 2012
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Does this still work? I expected it to work this way, but it doesn't for me (VP 2.32).

I saved the data you link to as a gpx file, selected My Journal in VP and dragged the file to pretty much everywhere I can imagine in the My Journal area, and nothing.

May 28, 2012
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OK answered my own question. I tried dragging the xml file to my journal in VP. It worked! I did not know this would work!

May 28, 2012
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Hello All,
I am having some trouble, downloading gpx file from a website.

Planning a thru hike in a couple weeks of the Foothill trail in SC. I found a couple of good track and waypoint files, however when i try to down load, i can only get it in xml or text format.

I need to convert to gpx. I do not see a way to do this using expertgps or easy gps conversion tools that i have

I also tried converting text file, but the only option to convert seems to be from a csv file. I do not have a csv option when saving the file.

Not a show stopper, but I would like to have this data on my ex610 if I could.

Thanks to you all

Example of a file I am trying to download.
http://hikecarolina.tripod.com.....thills.gpx

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