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: challenges

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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31 Oct
2015
Overwhelmed and Taking it in Stride

By Randy Pierce “How did it get so late so soon” – Dr Seuss I am overwhelmed as the return from Africa has been a steady stream of

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24 Oct
2015
Guest Blog: A Different Kind of Quest

By Jose Acevedo On October 21st, 1991, I walked out of Malden hospital just outside of Boston with a new lease on life Just 3 days

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17 Oct
2015
Autumn’s World Tour – Fact and Fantasy!

By Randy Pierce While there’s still so much more to tell about our own African adventures, Autumn wasn’t just left home to sing the

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04 Oct
2015
The Elephant in the Room and other Secrets of our African Expedition

By Randy and Tracy Pierce Our African Expedition to Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater was an absolutely amazing

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19 Sep
2015
Guest Blog: The Road Less Traveled

By Greg Neault Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference --Robert

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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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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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27 Jun
2015
Vision Beyond Sight – Randy’s TEDx Talk

By Randy Pierce I am thrilled to have been invited to provide a TEDx Talk and certainly believe the result is a video well worth watching

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20 Jun
2015
T.E.A.M. – Together Everyone Achieves More

By Randy Pierce “When is the last time you did something for the first time” – shared at Mt Snow Tough Mudder and every tough

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16 May
2015
Mt. Kilimanjaro looms large

By Randy Pierce "If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself" – Henry Ford Our early plans for this epic

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02 May
2015
Guest Blog: Running a Mile in Another Man’s Shoes

By Greg Neault “I once was blind, but now I see" How many times have these words crossed my eyes and ears But never before have they

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04 Apr
2015
You get out what you put in! Tough Mudder Los Angeles yields amazing outcome

By Randy Pierce Oberto Beef Jerky reached out to me through my friend Court Crandall with an invitation to take part in my second Tough

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20 Mar
2015
You’re invited to my Boston Marathon – Be a part of this vision

By Randy Pierce "Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit" -- George

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21 Feb
2015
Risk management from an atypical perspective

By Randy Pierce The recent tragic death of a young hiker in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains highlights the importance of

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14 Feb
2015
“Right neighborly of ya” — Communities of support

By Randy Pierce "People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors" -- George

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31 Jan
2015
What’s wrong with me?!? A medical overview

By Randy Pierce Well, aside from those who might ask why a blind man climbs mountains, runs marathons, skis and/or any of the many

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24 Jan
2015
I am a Patriots fan… but …

By Randy Pierce I have been a passionate supporter of both the New England Patriots and football in general, a sport which I've found to

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10 Jan
2015
First steps with visual impairment – For you or someone you know

By Randy Pierce “Going blind is much harder than being blind”  Most of us learn to depend extensively upon our sight When that

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03 Jan
2015
Days ahead and days of Auld Lang Syne

By Randy Pierce AULD LANG SYNE (English Translation) Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to

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