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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Top 10 Caves in US National Park (Western), Part 2

Onward with some more caving adventures! Hopefully you had a chance to check out my previous post on the Top 10 Caves in National Parks. I’m continuing with some more excellent caves and lava tubes in Oregon, Washington, California, Utah and of course, New Mexico! Ape River Cave, Mt Saint Helens #6 Ape Cave, Mt....

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Cape Alava, Washington, America’s Last Sunset

“Westernmost spot in contiguous America” Last sunset in America, Cape Alava Washington It only makes sense that after posting about America’s first sunset that I should inform you about its last! Cape Alava is the westernmost spot of mainland in the contiguous United States. The sunset here is gorgeous as it sets upon the Olympic....

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Wild and Rugged, 6 of America’s Least Crowded National Parks

“I grow very fond of this place, and it certainly has a desolate, grim beauty of its own, that has a curious fascination for me.” — Theodore Roosevelt, founder of the American National Parks System (originally written about North Dakota) Canyonlands National Park, Utah Tired of National Park traffic jams? Try these parks… ď»...

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