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

Hiking Bryce Canyon in the Winter: Navajo Loop

One of Utah’s best kept secrets; Bryce Canyon in the Winter Bryce Canyon in the Winter After reviewing my pictures from my recent adventures in Nevada, I was reminded of the brilliant colors of Bryce Canyon and how its augmented by winter snow. I visited Bryce Canyon when I was on a grand Utah road...

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Capitol Reef National Park: Hiking the Narrows

Hiking the Narrows at Capitol Reef National Park Capitol Reef National Park is Utah’s forgotten national park. Overshadowed by 3 more infamous parks- Arches, Bryce Canyon, and Zion, this spectacular park is often missed by roadtrippers and travelers. To most, it appears a strange 100 mile long but narrow corridor of protected land on a...

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Hiking, Hailstorms, and Centipedes in Valley of the Gods, Utah

Day: 3.5 Miles: 853 Location: Valley of the Gods, Utah Valley of the Gods, Utah Mapbooks are funny. This whole trip is based off of the directions from the old school Michellen Mapbook. Its a better, purer way to travel. Unlike google maps, mapbooks still have roadside attractions labeled. But even mapbooks fall short! The...

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Hiking Monument Valley, Arizona

Day: 3 Miles: 710 Location: Monument Valley Tribal Park, Arizona West Mitten, East Mitten, and Merrick Butte, posing for the camera Today’s destination was the famous Monument Valley Tribal Park which is a part of the Navajo Nation. This is the largest Native American Reservation in the country and it spans three states: Colorado, Utah...

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