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

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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22 Oct
2016
Guest Blog: A Different Kind of Adventure

By Greg Neault Just over a year ago I was scurrying about making last minute preparations for what promised to be the adventure of a

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25 Sep
2016
There and Back again – Kilimanjaro Reflections on the Anniversary

By Randy Pierce “'There and Back again' by Bilbo Baggins” was the alleged epic title of the fictional hero’s epic recording of his

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30 Jul
2016
“What’s Next?” — Everyone

By Randy Pierce I ask myself "what's next" often in part because despite my lack of sight, I do like to spend more time looking forward

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02 Jul
2016
Independence Day Foundations and Fireworks!

By Randy Pierce It was July 4, 2010 and we were sitting on boulders outside Lake of the Clouds on Mt Washington This was our first

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21 May
2016
Returning to the Emmy Award-Winning “Hiking in the Dark” for its anniversary

By Randy Pierce “Today we are going to take a little hike and naturally you’re invited” --- Willem Lange, host of "Windows to the

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12 Mar
2016
Happy Anniversary, Autumn!

By Randy Pierce “Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance Autumn passes and one

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21 Feb
2016
A taste of winter brings nostalgia

By Randy Pierce For me the winter of 2016 has finally arrived Shortly before Tracy, Autumn, and I departed for the New England Visually

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30 Jan
2016
The Ashes of Kilimanjaro

By Randy Pierce “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened” Dr Seuss I just emerged from a difficult anniversary as

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02 Jan
2016
2016 – A Look ahead to the Book ahead

By Randy Pierce Those in attendance at our Sixth Annual Peak Potential Dinner and Auction in November were afforded a very limited

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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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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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22 Aug
2015
A Look into the Kilimanjaro Team

By Randy Pierce "When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself" --Tibetan Proverb While the above proverb

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