U.S. National Scenic Trails
U.S. Regional Trails
Routes Outside the U.S.
Atlas Guides works with trail organizations, guidebook authors, and highly-experience long-distance hikers and cyclists to bring you the highest-quality data available.
Arizona Trail Association
The Arizona Trail Association is the nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect, maintain, enhance, promote and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land.
Australian Cycling Holidays
Self-guided cycling tours
Australian Cycling Holidays provides fantastic cycling routes in Australia. The routes are filled with great scenery, friendly people and funny looking animals.
Bear Creek Survey Service, LLC
Bear Creek Survey, LLC is based in Durango, Colorado and specializes in remote applications of GIS technology. The company has also published a series of map books on the Continental Divide Trail, Colorado Trail and The Lost Silver Trail of Mexico.
Florida Hikes! is a collaboration of Sandra Friend and John Keatley. Sandra and John are Florida authors who enjoy the outdoors as a couple. Looking for places to hike, bike, camp, and paddle? Dig in! Florida Hikes shares its adventures and the destinations it finds to inspire, inform, and engage you with the outdoors.
Ice Age Trail Alliance
The mission of the Ice Age Trail Alliance is to create, support and protect a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age formations across Wisconsin.
Indie author, writer and blogger
Keith Foskett is a long distance hiker, writer and blogger. He has written many books on his outdoor adventures including two best sellers on Amazon The Last Englishman and Balancing on Blue.
Tami Asars is author of and photographer for popular hiking guides to the Pacific Northwest, including "Hiking the Wonderland Trail", "Day Hiking Mount Adams and Goat Rocks", and "Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Washington".
Route guides for the adventurous traveller
Since 1991 Trailblazer has published practical guides designed for the traveler. The range of guides varies from adventure travel guides, rail guides, worldwide trekking guides and British walking guides.
We are a small team of application developers who are also seasoned long-distance backpackers. Learn more about our collaborations.
Founder, Data Specialist, West Coast Trails Specialist
Paul Bodnar is co-founder of Atlas Guides. Paul completed his first through-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in 1997 and hiked the entire PCT again in 2010 and in 2012. Prior to his 2010 hike, Paul wrote and published the lightweight PCT data guide, Pocket PCT, which is now in its 4th edition. Following his 2010 hike he worked with Ryan Linn to develop the “Guthook’s Guides” series of iPhone hiking guide apps for the PCT. Paul has a B.S. degree in chemistry and obtained his M.S. degree in organic chemistry from the University of California, Irvine.
Founder, iOS Developer, East Coast Trails Specialist
Ryan is the iOS developer and co-founder of Atlas Guides. He through-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2007, New England Trail in 2009, Pacific Crest Trail in 2010, and Long Trail in 2012. In the meantime, he has worked as a trail crew leader for Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, a backpacking instructor for NOLS, and various positions at the Green Mountain Club and Appalachian Mountain Club. He has a B.A. degree in history from Vassar College.
Android Developer, General Counsel
Alice Bodnar is the Android application developer and general counsel for Atlas Guides. Alice completed her through-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2012. Following the hike she joined the Atlas Guides team. She has a B.S. degree in chemistry from Missouri State University, an M.S. degree in organic chemistry from the University of California, Irvine and a J.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law.