I’M QUINCY KOETZ

An outdoorsman and Nurse Practitioner living in Chicago. When I first started this blog, I was an EMT living in Southern California and this blog has followed...

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 By Quincy Koetz

Kayaking, Canoeing and Camping on Catalina Island

Several years ago, I was able to take one of the best adventures of my life with Camp Emerald Bay when I kayaked around Catalina Island. I like the trip so much that I did it again a few years later when we did a canoe circumnavigation of the island. Catalina Island is a kayaking and...

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Backpacking the Trans Catalina Trail: Part 2

Things you should know before backpacking the Trans Catalina Trail Practical Advice on what to pack, how long does it take, where to get supplies, where to camp, how to get permits, where is there water ect. From your Catalina Island Expert! Catalina! Ah, the Trans Catalina Trail! Hopefully you read my brief introduction to...

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Backpacking the Trans-Catalina Trail: Part 1

A Comprehensive Guide on the New and Famous Trans Catalina Trail. Everything you need to know about packing, planning, weather, sights, campsites, things to see, and other fun adventures on the 37 mile backpacking trail.   Perhaps the country’s only backpacking trail with GUARANTEED good weather! I don’t mean to brag, ...

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