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

Best Hikes and Mountains in New England

The time has come for me to bid Maine and New England happy trails, fair winds and following seas. This fall I’ll be relocating to Chicago, Illinois to begin my career as a Family Nurse Practitioner. For personal and professional reasons, this is a very welcome move but I will be leaving behind the way of...

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Hiking Mt Frissell, Connecticut’s Highest Mountain

You may have thought I would have rested my laurels on the accomplishment of hiking Rhode Island’s highest mountain. However as soon as my body recovered from that deadly ascent, I crossed the border and headed off to Mt Frissell, Connecticut… well actually it is in Massachusetts… Hiking Mt Frissell, Connecticut New England has a....

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Mt Greylock, Massachusetts and Arrival in Maine

Day: 30 Miles: 6,666 (exactly) Location: Gorham, Maine Love that quote… One adventure ends and another begins… I’ve arrived safely in Maine after traveling 6,666 miles exactly through some of the wildest parts of America. I couldn’t resist squeezing one more adventure out of this trip; the climbing of Mt Greylock. It was a v...

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