Portland hiker turns penchant into successful business

Posted by: MBR on Mon Apr 16th, 2018 1:06 am
Portland hiker turns penchant for hiking into successful business[i:3w0d128t]Ryan Linn, with two partners, runs a company called Atlas Guides that makes map-based navigational apps for smartphones.[/i:3w0d128t]...“This” turned out to be an unlikely success story for Linn who, with two partners, runs a company called Atlas Guides – makers of map-based navigational apps for smartphones. Not bad for a history major with no academic or professional training in computer science.Unlike the majority of hiking app companies, this one focuses on the finer details of backpacking hikes, as opposed to day hikes.Three years after completing the AT, Linn set out to hike the 2,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail. It was along the trail in Oregon he met fellow hiker Paul Bodnar.https://www.pressherald.com/2018/04/15/ ... -business/