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
North Sonoma Mountain

North Sonoma Mountain Hike near Santa Rosa, CA

Onward with my “close-ish to home hikes” during COVID19! Sonoma Mountain looms over the North Bay and is tantalizingly close to nearly every major city in Sonoma County. For many years, access to this iconic summit was highly restricted. That’s probably due to its highly prized vineyards and viticulture. However, Jack London State...

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Sulphur Springs Mountain Solono County Vacaville Hike (6)

Sulphur Springs Mountain Hike near Vallejo, California

Sulphur Springs Mountain (officially named but probably a misspelling of Sulfur Springs Mountain) is a beautiful mountain of modest altitude located near Vallejo, California. It captured my attention for two reasons. The first was its status on the Bay Area Nifty 90 Peaklist which interested me recently. The second goes with the first- COVID19 made...

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