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

Mountain Biking the Raven Trail, Minocqua, Wisconsin

The Raven Trail is one of the finest mountain biking trail systems in the Northwoods. Flowing and sheltered, it’s a grand ride through the woods. Mountain biking “up nort” in Wisconsin is serious business. Before visiting, I thought that there would be some quaint trail systems that were fun to poke around but I was...

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Hiking Timms Hill, Wisconsin State Highpoint

Wisconsin is a more mountainous State than you would expect in the Midwest. Sure the mountains are not high nor steep, but there are mountains nonetheless. I’ve greatly enjoyed touring through the “ Driftless area”  which are not in mountains in the traditional sense of the word but have a very similar terrain.  Timms Hill...

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Hiking Rib Mountain, Wausau, Wisconsin

After spending a relaxing 4 days in the famous Door County, I turned my sights North.  The great Northern Highland of Wisconsin keenly remind me of the wilds of Maine. Though not high in altitude, it is quite rugged. The sentinel of the Northern Highlands is Rib Mountain near Wausau.  Rib Mountain is perhaps one...

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Hiking Natural Bridge, Wisconsin

You don’t have to go to Utah to see a massive natural bridge! This is a brief but wondrous hike just outside of the Devils’ Lake/Baraboo area that’s often overlooked. If you happen to be in Devils Lake for watersports, beachcombing or the excellent climbing and hiking, do not miss this spot just 20 minutes...

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