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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10 May
2011
Blaze of Glory

Tedy Bruschi joins forces with Team 2020 on a training hike of the Belknap range by Randy Pierce We set our sights high for 2020 Vision

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18 Apr
2011
Are We Responsible Bandits?

by Randy Pierce As this blog is posting, I'm in Boston for Patriots’ Day, aka Marathon Monday Quinn and I plan to run half of the

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11 Apr
2011
See What I Mean?

by Randy Pierce As the blazing red sun slowly slipped below the last range of mountains to our west, the purple, blue, and green hues of

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07 Mar
2011
Dog Gone Service Animals

by Randy Pierce Dogs and cats, monkeys and rats, snakes and spiders, and many more were flocking to public places like a legendary ark

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28 Feb
2011
Taking Lafayette by Storm – Part 2

by Randy Pierce The traction of my MSR snowshoes was incredible and I didn't slip on any of the steep steps Aside from the directional

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31 Jan
2011
Dippity-Dog Grooms for Success!

"He is so soft, clean, andwell, he just doesn't smell like a dog!” is a common refrain as Quinn and I travel our world together This is

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15 Sep
2010
Liberated!

by Randy Pierce: We accomplished Liberty on 9/11/2010 with an impact I will not likely forget The impressive experience also included a

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18 Aug
2010
Back Country Bruises (with a Bonus!) – Part 2

by Randy Pierce We set out early the next morning, though not too early as to over-push it The trail atop the ridge was beautiful and we

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14 Aug
2010
Quinn and the Crew Summit Cannon

by Randy Pierce The day was a fantastic story of achievement for both Quinn and me Cannon was a two-day planning event for both 2020

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11 Aug
2010
Surprise! Cannons Thunder and 2020 Rolls with It!

by Randy Pierce Part of my thus-far successful philosophy of life is predicated upon making the most out of opportunities Where some

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30 Jul
2010
Visions of Mt. Hale

by Randy Pierce If a picture paints a thousand words then this video montage of our Mt Hale ascent tells a fair bit about the Mighty

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26 Jul
2010
An Accomplishment on All Fronts

by Randy Pierce As I settle into the electronic world to share our excursion details, I'm tremendously buoyed by the feeling of full

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26 Jul
2010
Happy 20th Anniversary to the Americans with Disabilities Act!

by Randy Pierce While there are still many challenges to face with regard to accessibility awareness and education, the world I reside in

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23 Jul
2010
Sense of the Summit

by Randy Pierce Randy, as a blind person, what exactly is the thrill you get from the hiking to the summit of a mountain I understand the

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22 Jul
2010
Confessions of a Former Hike Hater

by Kim Beauchemin So, I have a confession to make There was a time, not too far in the distant past, when I had a love/hate relationship

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20 Jul
2010
Reflection on Tragedy – Death on Mt. Washington

by Randy Pierce I wanted to share a personal reflection on an article I read in the news yesterday The article talks about the tragic

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15 Jul
2010
Falling For You!

by Randy Pierce This post is not some romantic melodrama inspired by the majesty of the mountain hikes, but rather addresses a common

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10 Jul
2010
What’s the Hub-bub about Hup-pup – and where’s my video!

by The Mighty Quinn Well that was quite the excursion! I could probably generate quite a few pages of observations from my four-paw

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07 Jul
2010
How Do We Measure Success

by Randy Pierce Achieving the summit of Mount Washington on our Inaugural 2020 Vision Quest hike was a tremendous success Reaching the

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02 Jul
2010
Sighted man gets lost in woods, survives to blog about it

by Jim Caron Something had gone very wrong As I tromped through the deep woods -- brush lacerating the flesh on my shins, bugs and

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