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: Hiking

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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21 Jul
2018
Scotland beckons to Randy, Tracy, and Autumn!

By Randy Pierce "Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake - Walter

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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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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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14 Jan
2018
“Forward, Upward, Onward”: An interview with author Matt Landry

By Randy Piece “The problem I had, and I suspect a lot of people have, is that you sometimes give yourself the illusion of moving

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15 Oct
2017
Guest Blog: Inspiration Under The Radar

By Greg Neault I was running when I wrote this, so sue me if it goes too fast A lot of people have asked me why I decided to run 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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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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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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18 Mar
2017
Happy Anniversary, Autumn!

By Randy Pierce Autumn’s joyous exuberance was evident as she bounded into me on our first meeting on March 16, 2014 Her affectionate,

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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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04 Feb
2017
A New Opportunity: The Holman Prize

By Randy Pierce "The Holman Prize is not meant to save the world or congratulate someone for leaving the house This prize will spark

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28 Jan
2017
Time to Talk Teamwork

By Randy Pierce “Players win Games, Teams win Championships” – Bill Bellichick I attribute many of my successful accomplishments to

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31 Dec
2016
Goals for 2017

By Randy Pierce My "vision" for 2017 as it pertains to both the 2020 Vision Quest and myself is admittedly fraught with a little more

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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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13 Nov
2016
Peak Potential 2016: “And you were all there.”

By Beth Foote "And you were all there" That’s what Randy said on Saturday night during his remarks at 2020 Vision Quest’s 7th

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