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 Rob climbing the side of a cliff in Peru, smiling.
28 Oct
2019
May the best man win! An update to my National Marathon Championship approach

Rob Webber will be my guide as we run the 262 miles of the California International Marathon while trying to account ourselves respectably

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Randy and Autumn hike up a sunlight-dappled wooded trail.
06 Oct
2019
Why I strive for the simple gifts in an autumn hike

"There is a certain something which tugs upon my core to reproduce the splendor of nature's sweet decor" - Randy Pierce, poem,

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Randy, Tracy, and Autumn post on Mt. Wachusett with the "See You At The Summit" book.
02 Sep
2019
#SeeYouAtTheSummit2020 Kicks off on Mt Wachusett, Labor Day Weekend

Will you take your copy of our book, See You At The Summit to one of your personal summits Will you capture the moment in a photograph and

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Randy presenting at a school of children
21 Apr
2019
Preparing a presentation: An inside look at what I’ve learned

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire” William Butler Yeats How do I prepare a presentation That

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The iconic picture of the Mighty Quinn resting on the summit of Mount Flume in the summertime, with a mountain range and blue sky in the background.
21 Jan
2019
5 years since the passing of the Mighty Quinn

Five  years have passed since the passing of my beloved boy, the Mighty Quinn Below you’ll find the simple but powerful memorial I

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Randy, Tracy, and Autumn in Scotland, August 2018 at the top of Edinburgh Castle.
06 Jan
2019
Hindsight and Foresight with “2020” Vision for 2019

Launching into the new year, I join many in reflecting on the past year’s accomplishments and setbacks I prefer to use these as a bit

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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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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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