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 Boynton Canyon, Sedona, Arizona Vortexes

One of our last hikes in the area was certainly one of the most special. Boynton Canyon is one of the more secluded Sedona Vortexes and is worth the 5 mile round trip hike. Boynton Canyon Hike It was bittersweet to hike our last Sedona Vortex just prior to heading back to Phoenix. Having been...

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Hiking the Bell Rock – Courthouse Butte Loop, Sedona Arizona

This is about a 5 mile hike which does include one of the four famous Sedona vortexes. Whether or not you believe in spiritual energy, the hike is quite captivating.  Atop Bell Rock, overlooking Sedona Bell Rock and it’s adjacent big brother, Courthouse Butte, comprise of some of the most recognizable landmarks in Red Rock coun...

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Hiking Faye Canyon, Sedona, Arizona

Fay Canyon is the best bang for your buck in Sedona. Easy, flat and meandering through Red Rock canyons It doesn’t get any redder than this Faye Canyon easily topped the list as our favorite activities in Sedona. This is because it was a perfect “cherry on top” to our first day in the town....

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Active Couple’s First Time Trip to Sedona, Arizona

Traveling pearls and things we want to come back to after our first experience in Sedona, Arizona From the Resort From towers of steel to towers of stone- as we wound around the final stretch of highway on our drive, we were greeted by a skyline far more beautiful than our hometown of Chicago. Colorful...

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