My wife and I are wondering how Average Speed is calculated.
At first we thought it would be from when you start recording a track to the current time ... but now we see it can't be changing that quickly over a long hike, so maybe it's an average over the last x period of minutes?
In other words, on an out-and-back (up and down) summit hike, the average up may be showing about 1.5 mph ... but when we start the descent it quickly jumps to 2.0 mph or greater.
True, we're going faster ... but not fast enough, to that quickly (15 minutes say), to completely "average up" a 5-hour slower-speed ascent.
So, what is Average Speed actually showing (how calculated)?
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