New server is being deployed – URL change

Dear users, A generous donation accelerated the deployment of OpenSnowMap.org on a more powerful server. No big changes, except a faster rendering and the possibility to serve more tiles. This will help in following the increasing number of requests for ski maps.

Many thanks to the team at snow-forecast.com !

Part of the map requests are already handled by this new server, so you may experience a longer load time while the tile cache is building up.

If you are using the ski map tiles on your own website, please use the url http://tiles.opensnowmap.org/pistes/z/x/y.png, tile servingfrom http://www.opensnowmap.org/pistes/z/x/y.png will soon be deprecated. Also, heavy users (> 50’000 tiles per day) are requested to access the tiles via their own cache.

5 thoughts on “New server is being deployed – URL change”

  1. Florent:

    Hello and thanks for the share.
    \nThere is a typo in the url: it works only with zoom first (/z/x/y).
    \nI read the tile usage policy but I don’t have a "valid referer".
    \nWhat is it and were can I find one for private usage in Android app (such as\nLocus map for instance)?

    Yves:

    Thanks, typo fixed. 

    \n

    You don’t need a referrer for pistes-only tiles, so it should work in Locus.\nKeep in mind that bulk download of tiles is prohibited, you can download them\ndirectly from here http://www.opensnowmap.org/iframes/data.html

  2. Salut Janvier,

    Currently, I am developing a mobile app at these quarantine days for fun 🙂 . I found your website during my research for maps. It would be very nice if I use opensnowmap.org maps in my app. However when I use the link that you provided in your app. I face with blank tiles. Is this issue caused by servers or sth. I would be very happy I you could help.

    Cheers,
    Berkant

  3. Hello Yves,

    I am the developer of mobileapp « WhiteScout Pro », which helps to hinder death by avalanches by using Werner Munter’s reduction method. Since 2012 my app was running with google maps elevation-api. But google has changed its license policy in 2018. This is why I would try to reprogram my app and will use opensnowmap with leaflet api. I also don’t have a « valid referer ». In my app I am trying to run: https://tiles.opensnowmap.org/base_snow_map/15/17348/11518.png. The anwer is: « Access Denied ».
    How can we surround the problem? Can you help me?
    Thank you in advance,
    Gerrit Müller, Austria
    mail: gkm@vol.at

  4. Bonjour,
    je souhaiterai pouvoir utiliser uniquement le fond fond de carte « hivernal ».
    https://tiles.opensnowmap.org/pistes/{z}/{x}/{y}.png ne semble pas fonctionné.
    Cette URL est encore fonctionnelle ? Existe t-il une autre possibilité pour récupérer ce fond ?
    Merci d’avance,
    Thomas MAGNIN-FEYSOT

  5. Hello to all, apparently tzhis blog is not the best way to contact me 😉
    The base snow map tiles are not available to all, server ressources are scarce. Best is to contact me via email (see ‘About’ page on website).

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