A wide shot of the Andes Mountains with a snow covered Mt. Ausangate in the center. The 2020 team of eleven are hiking in the foreground on a beautiful day.

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Randy and Tracy pose with copies of "See You At The Summit"
27 Oct
2018
What we need to succeed: Your help with our book!

See You At the Summit is starting well but needs your help to keep climbing to the heights we hope for this labor of love Many friends

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Book cover of See You At The Summit, featuring Randy and his golden lab Quinn climbing a snowy mountain.
06 Oct
2018
Official Announcement and Cover Reveal for our Book, “See You At the Summit”

By Randy Pierce Available: Friday, October 19, 2018 through Amazon October 19 will mark the 12-year anniversary of the day I met

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09 Jun
2018
Seeking Summits of Leadership with the University of New Hampshire

By Randy Pierce I joined the students of this leadership and backpacking course in the spring of 2010 in preparation for my own hiking

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02 Jun
2018
Guest Blog: Strengths, Leadership and Resilience: Meet Randy Pierce, President and Founder, 2020 Vision Quest

By Amy Till, Vice President, Strengths Now, Inc This blog is reprinted from the original version on Strengths Now  Strengths,

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22 Jan
2018
In memory of the Mighty Quinn

As we pass the anniversary of the loss of Randy's Guide Dog, the Mighty Quinn, we share a post from January 30, 2016 when Randy shared a

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01 Oct
2017
Reflections of our Peruvian journey to Machu Picchu, Ausangate, Winicunca, Sky Lodge, and so much more

By Randy Pierce “The miracle is not to walk on water The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment

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27 Aug
2017
Expedition to Peru: A Look at the All Important Team

By Randy Pierce "When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself" –Tibetan Proverb  I understand more

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24 Jun
2017
Expedition Andes: Heading to Machu Picchu and Beyond!

By Randy Pierce "Few romances can ever surpass that of the granite citadel on top of the beetling precipices of Machu Picchu, the

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29 Apr
2017
May Day Memories of a Magical Hike

By Randy Pierce May mountain memories are richly rewarding for me, from my engagement to Tracy on May 1, 2010 atop Mt Welch to the May

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11 Mar
2017
How Winter’s Historic Peaks Expanded Our Horizons

By Randy Pierce "Success comes to those who have an entire mountain of gold that they continually mine, not those who find one nugget and

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18 Dec
2016
Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of our Single Season Winter Hiking Quest

By Randy Pierce The plan suggested it was to be a demonstration of Ability Awareness It was to be an appreciation of the diverse gifts

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10 Dec
2016
The Right Guide Makes All the Difference

By Randy Pierce Mt Isolation via Rocky Branch was looming as a daunting challenge for our team as we closed in on the completion of our

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25 Sep
2016
There and Back again – Kilimanjaro Reflections on the Anniversary

By Randy Pierce “'There and Back again' by Bilbo Baggins” was the alleged epic title of the fictional hero’s epic recording of his

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30 Jul
2016
“What’s Next?” — Everyone

By Randy Pierce I ask myself "what's next" often in part because despite my lack of sight, I do like to spend more time looking forward

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21 May
2016
Returning to the Emmy Award-Winning “Hiking in the Dark” for its anniversary

By Randy Pierce “Today we are going to take a little hike and naturally you’re invited” --- Willem Lange, host of "Windows to the

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30 Jan
2016
The Ashes of Kilimanjaro

By Randy Pierce “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened” Dr Seuss I just emerged from a difficult anniversary as

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02 Jan
2016
2016 – A Look ahead to the Book ahead

By Randy Pierce Those in attendance at our Sixth Annual Peak Potential Dinner and Auction in November were afforded a very limited

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05 Dec
2015
TEDx-Springfield Talk arrives to the Web for all to experience!

By Randy Pierce I’m thrilled to share my second TEDx talk with all of you! My first talk was centered on the notion of how all of us can

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16 Nov
2015
Guest Blog: 6th Annual Peak Potential Dinner and Charity Auction Gala Event 2015

By Michelle Russell What an amazing Event! Last night I attended my fourth Peak Potential Dinner and Charity Auction (the sixth one they've

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07 Nov
2015
The many gifts of our school presentations

By Randy Pierce "We make a living by what we get We make a life by what we give" – Winston Churchill I recently returned from a week-long

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