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

Geologic Wonder of the World: John Day Fossil Beds

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon Waaaaay out in Eastern Oregon lies a number of wondrous places that are unknown to anyone outside the world of adventure. Eastern Oregon? Its one of the blank spots on the map; strictly grazing and farming land. However, within this part of the country are natural treasures such as the...

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Mountain Biking Mecca: Downieville, California

      A “Mountain Biking Mecca” is the term given by hardcore enthusiasts to a place that has the best trails in the United States. It is a place that any self-respecting mountain biker must ride at some point in their life. It is a right of passage, holy ground for those on two fat tires....

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Mountain Biking the Famous Flume Trail

Lake Tahoe’s famouse Flume Trail!       What happens when you cut a log flume directly into a cliff but then remove it in leau of a singletrack trail? Mountain bikers rejoice. Lake Tahoe’s Flume Trail has gained the statewide and national attention of the mountain biking community due to its uniqueness. We’...

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