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. Although he says he is reducing his workload, Steve is currently working on dozens of websites, mobile apps, and Windows programs. This page lists many of these projects.
The Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Paper Map includes the names of more than 1,000 backcountry locations in Utah's central Wasatch Mountains. Learn more here (or purchase it at StevesMap.com).
The Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Map Apps contain the information on the paper map, but they also show your current location, the distance and direction to your destination, and link the WBSguide.com companion website. Learn about the apps here (or purchase the Android or iOS version).
The Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Desktop Map is a Google-Earth-like map for your desktop computer. You can search for and fly over the 1,000 backcountry skiing locations. Learn more here.
The Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Guide is a companion to the Wasatch Backcountry Maps. It provides information on hundreds of backcountry ski locations in Utah's Wasatch mountain range. Learn more at WBSguide.com.
The Cottonwood Canyons Weather Dashboard displays current backcountry skiing conditions in Salt Lake County's Cottonwood Canyons. Depending on the time of year, the dashboard displays road conditions, wind, temperature, snow depth, avalanche conditions, 48-hour and 7-day weather forecasts, and radar images. Learn more here.
Iterum also developed the Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Skill for Amazon Alexa, so your smart speaker can provide you with this weather information. Learn more here.
eMedic is an EMS (Emergency Medical Service) app for iPhones. Used by more than 20,000 paramedics, EMTs, and nurses, eMedic provides quick access to basic anatomical illustrations, medical calculators, emergency quick reference cards, ACLS algorithms, popular medicines, and medical acronyms. eMedic was first released way-back in 2001 for the Palm Pilot platform—when few people knew what an "app" was. Since then eMedic has been released on a half-dozen different platforms. Learn about the iPhone version at the Apple App Store.
SmartMedic.com is an online quiz for emergency medical service providers. The questions on SmartMedic.com have been answered more than 50 million times. SmartMedic.com is fun, challenging, and free. Learn more at SmartMedic.com.
WMIquiz.com is an online quiz for Wilderness First Responders. Developed in partnership with NOLS Wilderness Medicine (previously the Wilderness Medical Institute), the questions on WMIquiz.com are geared for people who provide medical care in remote environments. Learn more at WMIquiz.com.
vRigger (previously named "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 vRigger.com.
AvyRescue.com contains detailed information on avalanche rescue and survival. Learn more at AvyRescue.com.
BeaconReviews.com contains independent, detailed information on avalanche transceivers. Learn more at BeaconReviews.com.
The Avalanche Inclinometer is smartphone app that displays the slope, the elevation, and the compass direction to help keep backcountry skiers, snowboarders, and snowmobilers access the avalanche hazard. Learn more at AvalancheInclinometer.com (or purchase the Android or iOS version).
The Iterum Online Store provides additional information on many of the items that are listed on this page. You can also order several of the products on the store. Visit store.iterum.com.
Steve founded Equis, an investment analysis software company, when he was 26 years old. Equis quickly became the world's leading provider of "technical analysis" software for investors and traders. After 15 years and with a team of almost 100 employees, Steve sold Equis to the British information powerhouse, Reuters. Although Equis eventually changed its name to MetaStock (the name of their flagship software), the company is still supplying investors and traders with cutting-edge software 40 years later. Learn more at MetaStock.com.
The Steven B. Achelis Foundation is Steve's "tithe" for his business successes. Since its formation in 1990, the foundation has made more than 500 financial contributions to a wide variety of organizations that are working to make the world a better place. Learn more at StevesFoundation.org.