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

Outdoor Adventures in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada

The night before I left Las Vegas I walked out in the desert to look at the moon.  There was a jeweled city on the horizon, spires rising in the night, but the jewels were diadems of electric and the spires were the neon of signs ten stories high.  ~Norman Mailer This past week I...

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Exploring San Francisco Part 2: Hiking Trails in the City

It might surprise you to know that a city with a population density of 17,383 people per square mile has an abundance of hiking trails. As a matter of fact, a significant amount of San Francisco’s city space is set out as park land. In fact, the National Park Service operates “Golden Gate National Recreation...

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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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#9 San Francisco- Top 10 California Adventures

San Francisco, California           “Go around the world in 8 city blocks”        As mentioned earlier, I include anything that could be considered an adventure to this blog and friends… San Francisco is an adventurous city. Although I generally...

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