I have tracks from a bike tour in GPX format. Is there an easy way to create printable topo maps with these tracks? Waypoints should be visible and labelled as well.

QGIS might be an option, but it's very technical and the print features are limited. Any other suggestions?

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because its not specifically about bicycles. Suggest asking on GIS. SE
    – mattnz
    Commented Aug 10, 2017 at 8:35
  • Can you load them into Strava ?
    – Criggie
    Commented Aug 10, 2017 at 9:39
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    @mattnz: there are maps and navigation tags, and I see similar questions here already. @Criggie: does Strava have a print feature? Commented Aug 10, 2017 at 9:46
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    @ValiaAlexopoulos Yes you can print planned routes - it produces a page like this link - let me know if it doesn't work for you and I'll screenshot it strava.com/routes/9344148/cue_sheet If you have a track you've followed, then that will be plotted on a google-style map and you can print that if you want.
    – Criggie
    Commented Aug 11, 2017 at 9:33
  • Thanks @Criggie, this is a start. The usefulness of the map is limited though, it's small and not very printable. Commented Aug 12, 2017 at 9:54

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Inkatlas lets you create printable PDF maps with GPS tracks and waypoints (on multiple pages if needed). You can select a map style with terrain. Smaller PDFs (6 pages or fewer) are free.

Full disclosure: this is my project.

  • I've just tried this for an outline map of a 100km ride I'm booked onto and I'm very pleased with the result (as 4A4, so free). The free output is actually enough to really put it to the test, which would encourage me to come back for longer routes
    – Chris H
    Commented Aug 17, 2017 at 12:05

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