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: blind hiker

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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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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01 Aug
2015
Frustrations and challenges as an injury arrives

By Randy Pierce It’s so easy and fun to share success and celebration and so much more difficult to report on setbacks, failures and

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07 Feb
2015
Kilimanjaro team building on Franconia Notch

By Randy Pierce “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing” – Barry Finlay Our rather epic adventure to summit

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20 Dec
2014
Guest blog: Making radio with Randy and Autumn

By Arielle Zionts I am a recent graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, ME Over 15 weeks, Salt students study

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20 Sep
2014
Chocorua: An Autumn Hike with Friends!

By Randy Pierce Autumn had previously climbed Mt Agamenticus with students from S Berwick Middle School, Pack Monadnock with a film crew

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30 Aug
2014
Who is on your team?

By Randy Pierce TEAM – Together Everyone Achieves More I hear many kind words about inspiration and accomplishment It should be no

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31 May
2014
Autumn told me to take a hike!

By Randy Pierce A very common question in my world is, “When is Autumn going to hike” The answer is far clearer after a tremendous

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10 May
2014
Reaching new heights: Expeditions to Kilimanjaro September 2015!

By Randy Pierce It is the highest stand alone mountain in the world It is the tallest mountain in Africa and achieving its summit will

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24 Jan
2014
In Honor of the Mighty Quinn

By Randy Pierce Guiding Eyes Quinn 12/11/04 – 1/20/14 Beloved Boy of Randy and Tracy Pierce Puppies Behind Bars Graduate Guiding

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10 Dec
2013
A special kind of birthday gift

By Randy Pierce I freely admit that it is more challenging right now for me to sit and write on any topic without Quinn dominating my

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18 Nov
2013
Spreading inspiration: The lessons of Peak Potential 2013

By Melissa Caruso Peak Potential has never quite been your run-of-the-mill event Sure, some of it’s the same stuff I’d see at a

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31 Aug
2013
“Four More Feet”: now accessible to the blind as free audio download

By Randy Pierce In the wake of completing our 48 peaks during the summer hiking seasons, this week we have an exciting announcements

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25 Aug
2013
Completing the Quest–And all that it means

By Randy Pierce What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals” Henry David

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17 Aug
2013
Worthy of a Community Celebration – Closing the Quest!

By Randy Pierce During rare moments, we may make a decision which will play a significant role in transforming our lives On even rarer

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16 Aug
2013
Mt. Carrigain: The Great Watch Tower of the Wilderness

By Randy Pierce “Climb the mountain to see the world, not so the world can see you” David McCullough There are many reasons why I and

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09 Aug
2013
Dome sweet Dome — Everything we seek in a peak!

By Randy Pierce It was an ambitious goal for our Carter-Moriah hiking team a few weeks ago to achieve all four summits, and more

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03 Aug
2013
Guest blog: Hiking Mt. Isolation

By "Sherpa" John Lacroix Almost 4 years have passed now since I first met Randy and Quinn on Mount Agamenticus in Southern Maine Prior

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26 Jul
2013
Movin’ on up — Mt Jefferson brings us a little closer to the goal!

By Randy Pierce In the quest for the 48, there are several particularly daunting peaks and difficult trails--and Mt Jefferson represents

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18 Jul
2013
Bonus Blog: A Little Drama Enters the Quest for Success

By Randy Pierce Nine hikers for the 2020 Vision Quest team circled around the Zeta Pass trail junction on Sunday, July 14 Three of the

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