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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Leprechaun Canyon Hike, Utah

At some point in all my wanderings, somebody informed me about Leprechaun Canyon, a fantastic alternative to the often crowded slots of Southern Utah. Even on a fair weather weekend in the early summer, there was hardly a soul in the canyon when I visited After a fairly crowded but enjoyable meander through Little Wild...

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Hiking the Slot Canyon of Anza Borrego State Park

“100ft deep and 3 feet wide”  Entering Slot Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert State Park Slot Canyons are a particular type of desert phenomenon that occur in the Southwestern United States and only a few other places on earth. These types of canyons are very different from “Grand Canyon” type canyons. They form in “softe...

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Rubio Canyon Canyoneering, Los Angeles

Los Angeles might be one of the World’s largest cities but it is in no short supply of rugged adventures. What is surprising to know about southern California is that a half an hour drive can not only get you out of town, it can get you to some of the country’s best adventure spots....

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