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

11 Aug
2010
Surprise! Cannons Thunder and 2020 Rolls with It!

by Randy Pierce Part of my thus-far successful philosophy of life is predicated upon making the most out of opportunities Where some

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30 Jul
2010
Visions of Mt. Hale

by Randy Pierce If a picture paints a thousand words then this video montage of our Mt Hale ascent tells a fair bit about the Mighty

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26 Jul
2010
An Accomplishment on All Fronts

by Randy Pierce As I settle into the electronic world to share our excursion details, I'm tremendously buoyed by the feeling of full

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26 Jul
2010
Happy 20th Anniversary to the Americans with Disabilities Act!

by Randy Pierce While there are still many challenges to face with regard to accessibility awareness and education, the world I reside in

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23 Jul
2010
Sense of the Summit

by Randy Pierce Randy, as a blind person, what exactly is the thrill you get from the hiking to the summit of a mountain I understand the

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22 Jul
2010
Confessions of a Former Hike Hater

by Kim Beauchemin So, I have a confession to make There was a time, not too far in the distant past, when I had a love/hate relationship

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21 Jul
2010
Looking to Hale: Moving Concerns

by Jenifer Tidwell On Mount Washington, we learned some hard lessons about how slowly Team 2020 hikes We knew already that we need to

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20 Jul
2010
Eager for a Hale Storm

by Randy Pierce What is the "hardest" hike for me The answer, for now, is both the last mountain I climbed and the next mountain I

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15 Jul
2010
Falling For You!

by Randy Pierce This post is not some romantic melodrama inspired by the majesty of the mountain hikes, but rather addresses a common

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08 Jul
2010
Are Randy’s Ankles Made of Rubber?

by Carrie McMillen So by now you've read some of the details of our momentous weekend on various posts and blogs I wanted to offer a

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07 Jul
2010
How Do We Measure Success

by Randy Pierce Achieving the summit of Mount Washington on our Inaugural 2020 Vision Quest hike was a tremendous success Reaching the

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06 Jul
2010
Experience! My Initial Thoughts

by Randy Pierce An endeavor of this magnitude is potentially life-transforming The reality did not disappoint at all I'm home safe and

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02 Jul
2010
Sighted man gets lost in woods, survives to blog about it

by Jim Caron Something had gone very wrong As I tromped through the deep woods -- brush lacerating the flesh on my shins, bugs and

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29 Jun
2010
Hiking – Blind Anticipation

by Randy Pierce Well this project is moving along in some ways at blinding speeds (tm) though we haven't even begun our first official

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27 Jun
2010
When The Right Choice is Disappointing

by Randy Pierce As you can imagine, we're a pretty enthusiastic bunch, with a can-do attitude But sometimes there are situations where

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23 Jun
2010
How the heck do we get up Mt Washington??

by Carrie McMillen Mt Washington is a daunting hike for anyone, with sight or without When Randy asked me to lead him and a close group

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23 Jun
2010
A note from Randy – Welcome to the adventure!

by Randy Pierce In 2009, while hiking some simple woods with the Mighty Quinn, Guide Dog Extraordinaire, I reflected upon how fortunate

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