I’M QUINCY KOETZ

An outdoorsman and Nurse Practitioner living in Northern California. 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
Long Ridge San Mateo County High Point

Hiking Long Ridge – San Mateo County’s High Point

It’s been a while! My last adventure updates were in March 2022 from my New Mexico trip. Since then I’ve kept to mostly local adventures. They’ve been fun but not necessarily worth posting about. Good things in family and career have kept me from peakbagging lately. This unique opportunity to “summit” the high point of...

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Rose Peak

Rose Peak Hike, Ohlone/Sunol Regional Wilderness

Rose Peak (3,817 feet) is the highest mountain of the East Bay Regional Parks system and the highest legally accessible point in Alameda County. Although not tall by California standards, it is one of the tallest mountains in the Bay Area and high enough to receive dustings of snow several times a year. Given Rose...

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