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

Double Presidential Traverse: A 21 Summit Challenge

“Double or Nothing!” “A challenge in which a successful outcome is assure isn’t a challenge at all”~ Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer Somewhere in the part of my mind that just can’t get enough suffering and misery comes ideas for grandiose and epic adventures! I suppose this is the same part that got me into...

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Mt Greylock, Massachusetts and Arrival in Maine

Day: 30 Miles: 6,666 (exactly) Location: Gorham, Maine Love that quote… One adventure ends and another begins… I’ve arrived safely in Maine after traveling 6,666 miles exactly through some of the wildest parts of America. I couldn’t resist squeezing one more adventure out of this trip; the climbing of Mt Greylock. It was a v...

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Mt Katahdin and the Heart of Maine’s Wilderness

“The tops of mountains are among the unfinished parts of the globe, whither it is a slight insult to the gods to climb and pry into their secrets, and try their effect on our humanity. Only daring and insolent men, perchance, go there. Simple races, as savages, do not climb mountains, — their tops are...

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