Atlas – Guthook Guides
The #1 App for Long-Distance Hikes
LOCATION: Flagstaff, AZ & Portland, ME
TOTAL PAID STAFF: 6
Fast Five Q & A
What is the primary function of your business?
Creating map-based, smartphone navigational guides for the most popular hiking trails in the world.
How much of your revenue do you estimate to be related to public lands? 95%
What are the primary activities your customers do on public lands?
Hiking, backpacking, exploring the wilderness!
Why Flagstaff & Portland?
-Alice & Paul live in Flagstaff in order to be in the mountains, close to some amazing public lands, and in a small but thriving city with a great entrepreneurial community and a lot of energy radiating from the university.
-Ryan chooses to work from Portland because he is a life-long Mainer, and loves the mix of small city and nearby wilderness, not to mention a really wonderful community.
What are some of your favorite spots on public lands nearby?
-Paul & Alice / Flagstaff, AZ: Not exactly nearby, but our favorite place on earth is the High Sierra. Closer to home, the Coconino National Forest is fabulous.
-Ryan / Portland, ME: The Bigelow Preserve, the Mahoosuc Range, and Tumbledown in Maine are the best. Of course, the White Mountains are my playground with endless opportunities to explore.
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