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
Top of Spencer Trail Arizona

Hiking the Spencer Trail, Lees Ferry, Arizona

The Spencer Trail, best hike in the Lees Ferry Area Along my travels through the Southwest, I finally visited Lee’s Ferry, the famously placid and flat section of the Colorado river before dipping into the Grand Canyon. For many years, this was the only reasonably accessible crossing of hundreds of miles of the Colorado River....

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Hiking and Sightseeing at Craters of the Moon National Monument

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve captures the title of most unique destination in Idaho. In the otherwise pancake flat agricultural region of the Snake River Plain, massive volcanic features create a magnificent contrast. “Looks like Hawaii!” is what I heard from almost every kid I encountered while visiting Craters of...

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