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

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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06 Jul
2013
Earning Every Soggy Step upon the Tripyramids!

By Randy Pierce The exceedingly water-logged trails of the Tripyramids gave a crystal clear reminder that success on the quest is not a

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01 Jun
2013
The Final Season Begins with a Bang on Cannon and Lincoln!

By Randy Pierce It was my intention to begin our final hiking season with a bang--and starting on Cannon was the ideal first shot Cannon

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04 May
2013
Let the Hikes Begin!

By Randy Pierce In 2010, we founded 2020 Vision Quest with a charitable mission and a goal to summit all 48 of the peaks rising above

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06 Apr
2013
“Know Fear” or “No Fear”

By Randy Pierce I am often asked about my relationship with fear in dealing with blindness as well as my many adventures I prefer to

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09 Mar
2013
Final Four Feet? Hardly! Celebrate our anniversary while our movie piles on the miles!

By Randy Pierce As the one-year anniversary of our historic winter hiking arrived, I tried to re-live the many experiences in my mind A

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12 Jan
2013
Congrats to Dina Sutin on her “Winter 48!”

By Randy Pierce The “Winter 48” awaits those who become entranced by the majestic beauty of the magnificent peaks shrouded in crispy

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20 Oct
2012
A Season of Summits!

By Randy Pierce Reflecting upon the incredible highlights of our 2012 hiking season for 2020 Vision Quest, I am overwhelmed with the

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07 Oct
2012
Remembering Osceola

By Randy Pierce In September of 2009, I had climbed precisely 0 of the NH 4,000+ foot mountains I had only left the wheelchair in 2005 and

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29 Sep
2012
Join Us for the Hometown Screening of “Four More Feet”

By Randy Pierce Join us on Wednesday, October 24th at Chunky’s for the Nashua, NH hometown screening of "Four More Feet", Dina

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24 Sep
2012
Bonding Together in the Heart of the Pemi Wilderness!

By Randy Pierce “Sunrise, sunset Sunrise, sunset Swiftly flow the days Seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers Blossoming even as we

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01 Sep
2012
Tribute to 9/11: Flags on the 48

By Randy Pierce “The roar of applause upon raising the American flag gave me goose bumps up my entire back, finishing at the base of my

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29 Aug
2012
Delivering Twins!

By Randy Pierce Announcing that Tracy and I were “expecting Twins” created an interesting social media sendoff for our longest single

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11 Aug
2012
The Marvel of “Four More Feet”

By Randy Pierce This past winter, I set out to summit all 48 of New Hampshire’s peaks over 4,000 feet high in just one single winter

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21 Jul
2012
Reaching Beyond our Limits on the Presidential Range: Part 2

By Randy Pierce …And now, part 2 of our hike on Mt Washington, Monroe, and Eisenhower! Read Part 1 AMC Hut Life The “higher huts”

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15 Jul
2012
Reaching Beyond our Limits on the Presidential Range: Part 1

By Randy Pierce “If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from

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13 Jul
2012
Paws-ing to Reflect: The Presidential Peaks

By John Swenson My job this past weekend was to guide a blind man on his journey up Mt Washington and several other Presidential Peaks I

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30 Jun
2012
Independence Upon the Presidential Range

By Randy Pierce Independence day 2010 marked the first official 2020 Vision Quest hike We experienced an amazing sunset beside Lake of

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