Marc Rothmeyer has twenty-five years’ experience designing, developing, and marketing maps, apps, and GIS databases. Working for private corporations, federal, and local governments he has been project manager on over forty field surveys across North America, Asia, and the Pacific. He has published more than fifty top selling recreation trail maps from New York City's Central Park and Haleakala National Park to Saguaro National Park and Washington State's Olympic Coastal Wilderness.
He is the founder of Dharma Maps which specializes in mountain cartography and publishes recreation topographic maps. Marc is also the co-founder of Mobcoder, an international technology collaborative which consults in GIS, web map design, and geo-app development. He holds degrees in GIS, Cartography, and Natural Resource Management from Western Washington University and splits his time between Winthrop and Seattle,Washington.
Brittany Aäe is an endurance coach and creative in unceded Methow territory. Brittany is a process-oriented mountain athlete, curious about the practice of alpinism rather than the outcome of a specific goal. Her background encompasses solo, unsupported mountain ultras; alpine climbing; and backcountry skiing. As an outdoor professional she has served on Search and Rescue teams and co-led expeditions in the Great Ranges. Prior to founding her business, Magnetic North, in 2012 she spent a decade researching, planning, implementing, and evaluating large-scale public health programs on four continents.
Brittany holds a BA in Political Science, a Wilderness First Responder, and an AIARE Avalanche II. She writes, meditates, and moves in the mountains every day.
MobCoder, a reliable name in the application development industry, is focussed on providing customer-centric services to its clients. We firmly believe our success is an outcome of our client's success, and this is what is our commitment. We strongly focus on agile methodologies and daily scrum meetings which is why we are best known for delivering projects on time while maintaining the best quality possible. The inclusion of DevOps has even improved our capability thus allowing us to serve several clients across different domains
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It started, as it often does in America, with a long drive west.
Brittany Aäe was traveling from Colville to her home in the Methow Valley along Highway 20 in August 2016. As she gained the Kettle Crest via the 5,500-foot Sherman Pass, the new mother felt compelled to stop.
“I had a 3-month-old,” she said. “The newborn daze is just this kind of rough, rugged trench-warfare period. I was struggling with my mental health and just needed to organize myself.”
She got out of her car, the spindly and densely packed trees of the Colville National Forest all around. And that’s when a voice in her head told her, “You’re going to run the fastest known time out here. And you’re going to contribute to conservation.”
And thus, in a roundabout way, the Kettles Map Project was born. Read More...