In 2001 Len Backus founded LongRangeHunting.com - the premier long range hunting and shooting website in the world with 100,000 members.
In his youth Len developed a 25 unit restaurant chain. Later, he created the highest volume luxury home building business in Wisconsin.
In the first ten years of his “retirement” Len, with his wife and 2 sons, has developed his “hobby” website further to include the online LRH Store selling optics, clothing and specialty gear. He also manufactures precision long range rifles and co-presents long range shooting classes in the mountains of Wyoming.
Len has hunted in many western states plus Alaska, Canada and Mexico. Len hunted with camera on several private African photo safaris.
As a means of staying in shape for mountain hunting (at age 71) Len backpacks in the off-season. In 2017 his 7 backpack trips in the western mountains will clock 200 total miles.