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 Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island High Point

I hiked the highest mountain in Rhode Island and have the photos to prove it… Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s High Point High Pointing… what a ridiculous pursuit. In the grand scheme of lunatics who climb mountains and routes only to check things off on a tick-list, high-pointing is perhaps the most pointless lis...

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Beach Hiking and Biking Block Island, Rhode Island

Block Island is a secluded little island 10 miles south of the coast of Rhode Island. The Nature Conservancy included Block Island on its short list of the “Last Great Places” to recognize its pristine environment and unique landscapes. Block Island is an inexpensive day trip and a great place for biking, hiking and outdoor...

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