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

Maine Kayaking: Flagstaff Lake near Stratton/Eustis

Flagstaff Lake is one of Maine’s largest alpine lakes and is a highlight on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Day trip and multi-day trip opportunities abound. The lake is nearly surrounded by the Bigelow Preserve which ensures its wilderness appeal for years to come. The Bigelows loom over the lake like natural skyscrapers Although technicall...

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The Bigelow Range: Most Scenic Miles on the Appalachian Trail

The Bigelows are the second most famous mountain range in Maine after the Katahdin group. The mountains rise like a razor from Carrabassett Valley and Flagstaff Lake and create an imposing, but beautiful section of the Appalachian Trail. Three summits make the New England 100 Highest List and several others are worth hiking. The crest...

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