Why Are GPS Distances Always Different?

In This Guide
  • How GPS Distance is Calculated
  • Why GPS Differs
  • Tips to Improve Your Distance Measurement

In this short and simple video I’ll explain why GPS distances are always different, and what you can do to improve the accuracy of your GPS distance reading.

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This Guide Was Written by Cris Hazzard

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Hi, I’m Cris Hazzard, aka Hiking Guy, a professional outdoors guide, National Recreation Trails (NRT) Ambassador, and author based in Southern California. I created this website to share all the great hikes I do with everyone else out there. This site is different in that it gives very detailed directions that even the beginning hiker can follow. I share the hiking tricks and tips that I’ve learned over the years to fast-track you into a hiking pro. And I tell you what hiking gear works and what gear doesn’t so you don’t waste your money.

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