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.

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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.
28 Sep
2019
Some autumn reminiscing on the significance of my dogs

“I hope to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am”  Anonymous The season of Autumn has arrived and my present Guide Dog,

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Randy and Quinn crossing the finish line of the 2013 BAA 5K. Quinn, a yellow Labrador Retriever is guiding with one paw on the ground, tongue joyfully hanging out as they pass the flag display which marks the Boston Marathon finish.
14 Apr
2019
Why the Boston Marathon? Anyone’s guide to looking at ability differently

"It is difficult to train for a marathon; but it is even more difficult to not be able to train for a marathon" - Aaron Douglas

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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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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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30 Jul
2018
The Unofficial Announcement of our Book

By Randy Pierce I’ve finished writing the book but the complete work is not quite finished! We’ve been teasing at this book release

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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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10 Dec
2017
I Choose Joy — Celebrating the Mighty Quinn on His Birthday

By Randy Pierce "Joy is a loyal companion, love is a faithful friend, fear is a terrible adversary, and hatred is a merciless

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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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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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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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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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28 May
2016
Remembering those who have served

By Randy Pierce In honor of Memorial Day, our thoughts appropriately turn to the many men and women who have given their lives in

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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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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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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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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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08 Aug
2015
A Sense of the Summit: Redux

By Randy Pierce Why would a blind man climb a mountain Recent sharing of my plans to join a group of friends in climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

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