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Campgrounds on the WS map

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Campgrounds on the WS map

I suggest that WS puts a campground marker on the Search map. This would make it so much easier to figure out the difference in distance between that next host and the campground. Many regions are sparce with hosts. I've had a few nights pushing a hard late last 30 miles to a host to find out there was a beautiful riverside campground way back there.

I realize this would serve the purpose of diverting cyclists towards campgrounds and away from WS hosts. It is possible that this could make the experience of pedal-powered travel all-around more enjoyable and therefore keep more of us pedaling for longer and hosting/guesting for longer.

Thank you for reading.

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WarmShowers is a hospitality

WarmShowers is a hospitality-exchange network for cyclists, so obviously actual hosts show on the map, but why should WS show commercial accommodation outside its mission?

The iOverlander app has already become cyclists’ go-to resource for finding camp sites (both commercial campsites and particularly nice stealth-camping spots) on many cycling routes around the globe. I recommend installing that.

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Yes, it is a nice idea, but

Yes, it is a nice idea, but it is also worthwhile remembering that a simply google search would show you campgrounds in the area of your particular interest. This belongs normally to my trip preparations.

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Tour preparations

A brief look at your map will show which camp possibilities your future travel route are leading to..

Any Internet provided map does the same, often updated with recommendations & direct contact & travel informations.

It seems like the more important informations our civilisation are served, the lazier the individuals .. 

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I like the idea.  It would

I like the idea.  It would help make WarmShowers the only website touring cyclists need.

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one more app for finding campgrounds

I also carry a tent with me parallel to looking for hosts. IMHO one more app for finding campgrounds is acceptable. I can understand the request for having all necessary information in just one app, but that doesn't belong to the warmshowers programmers focus. I would like to have the app at all running again, what, according to the recent board of directors newsletter, is on priority.

@Christopher: I didn't know the iOverlander app - I'll have a look on it. I can also recommend Archies, although on rare occassions some information does not seem up to date.

@Lars " It seems like the more important informations our civilisation are served, the lazier the individuals .. " - Netiquette???