Iterum, LLC
Steve Achelis is a software entrepreneur in Salt Lake City, Utah. Software programs that were designed or written by Steve have been sold to more than 300,000 customers in more than a hundred countries. This site lists Steve's projects.
Investment Analysis
Steve is the founder of Equis International which is the leading provider of technical analysis software. He started Equis when he was 26 year old and sold it 15 years later to Thompson Reuters. You can read a case study about Equis or watch a webcast by Steve regarding technical analysis.
Technical Analysis from A to Z is the definitive book on investing using charts of security prices. More than 150,000 copies of A-to-Z have been sold worldwide in six languages (Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Vietnamese). Written by Steve and published by McGraw-Hill, learn more at or
Prehospital Medical Care
eMedic is a line of EMS (Emergency Medical Service) apps for handheld computers and smart phones. eMedic includes anatomical illustrations, medical calculators, emergency quick reference cards, ACLS algorithms, medicines, and medical acronyms. Used by more than 20,000 medical professionals, learn more at is an online quiz for emergency medical service providers. It's fun, it's challenging, and it's free. Learn more at Wilderness medical providers can visit's companion site,
Backcountry Rescue
vRigger (previously "RescueRigger") is a Windows-based software application that allows you to create illustrations of rope rigging systems. From rescue to theatrical rigging, vRigger can illustrate and calculate the forces of complex rigging systems. Learn more at
Mountain Responder is a first-person account of Steve's experiences as a mountain rescuer. From avalanches and plane crashes, to fallen rock climbers and swiftwater accidents, Steve and his teammates witnessed what few of us ever will. Learn more at contains independent, information on avalanche transceivers and avalanche rescue. Learn more at is a Google Earth-based website that displays more than 1,000 backcountry ski locations in Utah's Central Wasatch mountain range. Learn more at

iPhone Map AppThe Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Map is a large, paper map of ski locations along the Wasatch. Learn more here.

An iPhone version of the Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Map is also available. See it at the iTunes Store.
 Other Backcountry Activities
  As the former Commander of the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team, Steve participated in several hundred mountain rescues. Read about his experiences in Mountain Responder.
  Steve is a part-time ski patroller at the Brighton Ski Resort. He also teaches outdoor emergency care and avalanche courses for the National Ski Patrol.
  Steve is an associate instructor at the University of Utah where he teaches avalanche courses for the Center for Emergency Programs and alpine rescue for the Wilderness Medical Society.
  Steve recently retired from teaching wilderness first responder classes for the Wilderness Medical Institute of NOLS.
  Steve has written articles for Advanced Technical Rescue magazine (July 2005 and January 2006), Wilderness Medicine Magazine (Spring 2009 and Summer 2010), and has presented at the Mountain Rescue Association and the International Technical Rescue Symposium.
  Steve is a professional member of the American Avalanche Association.
Community Activities
The Steven B. Achelis Foundation is Steve's "tithe" for his business success. Learn more at
Board Positions
Steve is an advisor to the Technology Commercialization & Innovation Program where he reviews emerging technology at Utah's universities.
  Steve is on the board of directors of the Utah Avalanche Center.
  Steve served on the UITA (Utah Information and Technology Association) board for four years where he was involved with capital formation and public policy.
  Steve served on the Board of Trustees for Rowland-Hall Saint Mark's School for eight years where he chaired the Technology Committee and was a member of the Finance Committee.
  Steve served on the Board of Trustees of the Ronald McDonald House where he was involved in technology integration.
  Steve developed websites for a representative to the U.S. House of Representatives and a gubernatorial candidate. He served as a state delegate in Utah.
Iterum, LLC is Steve's current software development and business consulting company. The Iterum online store carries many of the above products.
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