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.

Tag: blind hiker

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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17 Oct
2015
Autumn’s World Tour – Fact and Fantasy!

By Randy Pierce While there’s still so much more to tell about our own African adventures, Autumn wasn’t just left home to sing the

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04 Oct
2015
The Elephant in the Room and other Secrets of our African Expedition

By Randy and Tracy Pierce Our African Expedition to Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater was an absolutely amazing

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26 Sep
2015
The most perilous peak

By Randy Pierce “You never know what's around the corner It could be everything Or it could be nothing You keep putting one foot in front

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19 Sep
2015
Guest Blog: The Road Less Traveled

By Greg Neault Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference --Robert

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12 Sep
2015
The Final Countdown to Kilimanjaro and everything you need to follow along during our journey!

By Randy Pierce “Keep close to Nature's heart and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods

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29 Aug
2015
African Safari!

By Randy Pierce No trick! The safari information is below, but first I am sneaking in an update about my other dream (as if climbing Mt

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08 Aug
2015
A Sense of the Summit: Redux

By Randy Pierce Why would a blind man climb a mountain Recent sharing of my plans to join a group of friends in climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

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01 Aug
2015
Frustrations and challenges as an injury arrives

By Randy Pierce It’s so easy and fun to share success and celebration and so much more difficult to report on setbacks, failures and

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07 Feb
2015
Kilimanjaro team building on Franconia Notch

By Randy Pierce “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing” – Barry Finlay Our rather epic adventure to summit

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20 Dec
2014
Guest blog: Making radio with Randy and Autumn

By Arielle Zionts I am a recent graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, ME Over 15 weeks, Salt students study

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20 Sep
2014
Chocorua: An Autumn Hike with Friends!

By Randy Pierce Autumn had previously climbed Mt Agamenticus with students from S Berwick Middle School, Pack Monadnock with a film crew

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30 Aug
2014
Who is on your team?

By Randy Pierce TEAM – Together Everyone Achieves More I hear many kind words about inspiration and accomplishment It should be no

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31 May
2014
Autumn told me to take a hike!

By Randy Pierce A very common question in my world is, “When is Autumn going to hike” The answer is far clearer after a tremendous

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10 May
2014
Reaching new heights: Expeditions to Kilimanjaro September 2015!

By Randy Pierce It is the highest stand alone mountain in the world It is the tallest mountain in Africa and achieving its summit will

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24 Jan
2014
In Honor of the Mighty Quinn

By Randy Pierce Guiding Eyes Quinn 12/11/04 – 1/20/14 Beloved Boy of Randy and Tracy Pierce Puppies Behind Bars Graduate Guiding

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10 Dec
2013
A special kind of birthday gift

By Randy Pierce I freely admit that it is more challenging right now for me to sit and write on any topic without Quinn dominating my

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18 Nov
2013
Spreading inspiration: The lessons of Peak Potential 2013

By Melissa Caruso Peak Potential has never quite been your run-of-the-mill event Sure, some of it’s the same stuff I’d see at a

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31 Aug
2013
“Four More Feet”: now accessible to the blind as free audio download

By Randy Pierce In the wake of completing our 48 peaks during the summer hiking seasons, this week we have an exciting announcements

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25 Aug
2013
Completing the Quest–And all that it means

By Randy Pierce What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals” Henry David

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