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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Top of Spencer Trail Arizona

Hiking the Spencer Trail, Lees Ferry, Arizona

The Spencer Trail, best hike in the Lees Ferry Area Along my travels through the Southwest, I finally visited Lee’s Ferry, the famously placid and flat section of the Colorado river before dipping into the Grand Canyon. For many years, this was the only reasonably accessible crossing of hundreds of miles of the Colorado River....

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Hiking the Honaker Trail, Goosenecks State Park, Utah

The Honaker Trail; A Grand Canyon without the Crowds Southern Utah is one of my favorite places in the world and one I haven’t spent much time in since my great trip across the country in 2011. Returning after 8 years was like seeing an old friend. Just as it was then, there’s no shortages...

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