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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Randy, Tracy and Autumn laughing on a summit peak. Tracy wears a bright pink top and Autumn is caught with her pink tongue out in the middle of licking her own nose.
03 Sep
2021
Climbing above the hardest parts of loss

“If we climb high enough, we will reach a height from which tragedy ceases to look tragic” -- Irvin D Yalom I still hold the

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Randy in an orange shirt and Brandyn in a blue with a yellow sign that says "GUIDE" run down a paved running trail lined with trees.
22 Aug
2021
Same old Boston Marathon – Or maybe not

Undertaking "the same" experience is rarely the same even in the most normal of times I'm typically trying to improve something It might be

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Randy's rappelling brings him to a window which shows the high up reflection of Randy and the city behind him.
15 Aug
2021
The real heroes are not Daredevils, just people trying to make a difference

Daredevil: noun a reckless person who enjoys doing dangerous things Contrary to what many believe, I do not enjoy dangerous things and I

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A black and white photo of two hands clasped in friendship.
08 Aug
2021
Guest Blog: What I’ve learned in the past 3 months as an intern at 2020 Vision Quest

As my time at 2020 Vision Quest wraps up, I want to use my last blog post to recap three major lessons I’ve learned I am so grateful

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Randy and team go through the electrical shock portion of the Tough Mudder race in 2015
01 Aug
2021
Trust is the backbone for securing relationships

"Trust is the glue of life It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication It’s the foundational principle that

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Randy plays tug of war with Swirl, a black lab dog, on a sunny green lawn.
25 Jul
2021
Finding Focus on Process, Progress, and Particulars

“How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top” ― Yvon Chouinard I am too often described as a

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Conference room with people surrounding a conference table, looking at laptops, watching a colleague give a presentation.
11 Jul
2021
Guest Blog: The process and importance of drafting a mission statement collaboratively

One of the most significant projects I am working on as an intern at 2020 Vision Quest is reworking the mission statement Throughout this

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Randy sitting on a gray rock summit, talking to a black dog (Swirl) who is standing next to him.
03 Jul
2021
Back to roots without a stumble, Swirl summits!

“Every moment is a fresh beginning” —TS Eliot More than a decade ago, I put my hand on Quinn’s Guide Dog harness and invited

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Rocky path along a mountainside under a partly cloudy blue sky.
27 Jun
2021
Navigating the path with an eye on habits

The path from dreams to success does exist May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to

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Randy and guide dog speak to a gymnasium of children sitting on the floor in rapt attention.
19 Jun
2021
Guest Blog: The Power of Communication

To start this blog post, I would like to introduce myself to those of you who may not know me yet My name is Caroline Brown and I am a

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