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

Hiking Mt Hamlin, Maine: Baxter State Park’s Best

The Katahdin Massif is massive. Although most travelers would prefer bagging Maine’s highest peak, Hamlin Peak offers an alternative to the often crowded Baxter summit. It is also one of Maine’s 4,000-footers. Mt Hamlin Ridge Trail, Baxter State Park Well you can hardly ever expect favorable weather to last long in Maine unless you cons...

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Hiking Mt Spaulding and Sugarloaf, Maine: New England 4,000 Footers

Hiking Mt Spaulding is an opportunity to bag a 4,000-footer but also hike an especially historic trail. Just between the summits is a boulder with a small monument marking the final completed section of the 2,184-mile Appalachian Trail.  The final section of the Appalachian Trail, between Mt Spaulding and Sugarloaf My final day spent in...

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