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: Education

Randy, Tracy, and Nora posed for a picture with the check to from 2020 Vision Quest to Guide Dogs for the Blind
25 Nov
2018
Guest Blog: Thoughts on Peak Potential 2018

'Tis the season of giving and the season of gratitude Everyone who attended the 9th Annual Peak Potential dinner and auction on November

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10 Sep
2017
School presentations receive a great new enhancement!

By Randy Pierce While presenting at the Bow Elementary School on September 11, I will deliver our very first copy of this fantastic

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05 Aug
2017
Healthy thoughts for all as I start my training

By Randy Pierce The arrival of August heralded the start of my training for the California International Marathon (CIM) for December 3

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07 Jan
2017
Guest Blog: BluePath Service Dogs

By Jody Sandler Happy New Year to the staff, friends and supporters of 2020 Vision Quest! I have been asked by Randy to be a “guest

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26 Nov
2016
Happy Thanksgiving and the Heart of Our Mission

By Randy Pierce The ever affectionate Autumn interrupted my attempts at typing a blog so I provide a short video on the heart of our

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06 Aug
2016
Pardon the interruption, but did you just kill my friend?

By Randy Pierce Fortunately the title is not quite reality, but there have been several very close calls I find the world around me

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27 Mar
2016
Derry school visit helps me celebrate another anniversary

By Randy Pierce “You get out what you put in!” – Oberto Beef Jerky slogan Caught in the frustration and setback of my health

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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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05 Sep
2015
School delays mean we need your help more than ever!

By Randy Pierce With a mountain as large as Kilimanjaro on our horizon, we are slated to have a more quiet start to our school

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15 Aug
2015
What We Do and Why – An Inside Glance

By Randy Pierce Our adventures have often captured attention and earned us some remarkable media attention They are, however, so very

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21 Feb
2015
Risk management from an atypical perspective

By Randy Pierce The recent tragic death of a young hiker in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains highlights the importance of

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31 Jan
2015
What’s wrong with me?!? A medical overview

By Randy Pierce Well, aside from those who might ask why a blind man climbs mountains, runs marathons, skis and/or any of the many

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17 Jan
2015
“PAWSibility” – A school language lesson

By Randy Pierce One of the most rewarding and impactful aspects of 2020 Vision Quest is our School Educational Program On Tuesday, January

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10 Jan
2015
First steps with visual impairment – For you or someone you know

By Randy Pierce “Going blind is much harder than being blind”  Most of us learn to depend extensively upon our sight When that

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03 Jan
2015
Days ahead and days of Auld Lang Syne

By Randy Pierce AULD LANG SYNE (English Translation) Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to

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13 Dec
2014
Guest blog: Everything I ever needed to know I learned from LEGOS

By Jennifer Streck I consider myself extremely lucky to have been a part of 2020 Vision Quest since its inception when Randy asked me over

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06 Dec
2014
Autumn learns to fly!

By Randy Pierce As Autumn and I stroll through the airport and onto the plane, and then settle into a seat with her curled up against my

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06 Sep
2014
Schools at the heart of 2020 Vision Quest–In more ways than you might expect

By Randy Pierce “People will forget what you say and what you do long before they will forget how you made them feel” -- Maya

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09 Aug
2014
“My Dog Guide ate your butterfly!” and other unacceptable answers from the Butterfly Place visit

By Randy Pierce First and foremost, Autumn did NOT eat any butterflies She did, however, accompany me to the Butterfly Place They

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