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Elevation data missing in GPX files

Thursday 27 December
by Mongoose
in forum cycle.travel
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I have noticed that the elevations are missing from routes I generated this week although present on ones I created and downloaded last week. If I re-download an old file the elevation data is now missing

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Fri 28 Dec 2018, 11:57

To get the elevation data into a GPX file you just need to make sure that the elevation profile is showing on-screen when you download it.

Sat 29 Dec 2018, 09:01

The elevation profile is showing on screen just omitted from the GPX file.

Sat 29 Dec 2018, 16:17

I tried downloading the GPX file again with and without the route showing and it worked as you said - thanks Richard. I suppose I was used to GPSies and Garmin Connect always including the elevation data. It is much easier to route with your cycle.travel than the others. 

I will have to remember not to download the GPX from my journeys list in future.

Fri 22 Feb, 20:04

Ah so that's the trick!  I've been trying to spot the pattern in when I do/don't get the elevation profile for ages. 

Thanks Richard.