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
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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Scarper Peak

Scarper Peak Hike near Half Moon Bay, CA

Scarper Peak is one of the most significant peaks on the San Francisco Peninsula but you’d never know that unless you studied a map. Tucked away in previously inaccessible ranch lands, this area was apparently purchased by POST for public use. These days, its a gorgeous though well off-the-beaten track hike near Half Moon Bay...

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