Working with UTMs

If you are new to the UTM Coordinate system, it is a good idea to learn what it is and how to use it. In adventure racing the UTM system is often used to pinpoint the location of controls or other important race locations.

Below are a few links that you can visit to learn more about the UTM system and how to plot UTM coordinates on a map.

Below we have included a sample map like one that you might see at an FLX race. Also included is short exercise so you can practice plotting your UTMs.