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Atlas – Guthook Guides

The #1 App for Long-Distance Hikes


 ‘At Atlas Guides we inspire people to confidently navigate the outdoors, and we work to build a supportive community that also cherishes our world’s natural and cultural spaces.’

Fast Facts

LOCATION: Flagstaff, AZ & Portland, ME



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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Red Rock Ranger District

Red Rock Ranger District

Year-round endless adventure abounds on the 550,000 acre Red Rock District of the Coconino National Forest, regardless the season or your ability level. From effortless scenic drives to strenuous backpacks, and everything between, it’s no surprise that this is the busiest and most popular District on the Coconino National Forest.