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 the Chiquito Trail and Falls, Riverside County

Perfect 10 mile spring hike near Lake Elsinore, California A classic hike in the Santa Ana Mountains of Orange and Riverside Counties I lead somewhat of a double-life, split between both coasts. While I’m at school up in Maine, I have roots in Northern and Southern California which means I’m headed back to the West...

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Southern California’s 5 Finest Mountains: Climbing and Hiking

The Tallest mountains in Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, Orange County, and the tallest coastal mountain in So-Cal. Mt San Jacinto from Mt San Gorgonio Southern California is home to some epic mountains. Geographically speaking, some of the country’s most prominent mountains are in Southern California. (Prominence...

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