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: Hiking

01 Oct
2017
Reflections of our Peruvian journey to Machu Picchu, Ausangate, Winicunca, Sky Lodge, and so much more

By Randy Pierce “The miracle is not to walk on water The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment

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10 Sep
2017
School presentations receive a great new enhancement!

By Randy Pierce While presenting at the Bow Elementary School on September 11, I will deliver our very first copy of this fantastic

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27 Aug
2017
Expedition to Peru: A Look at the All Important Team

By Randy Pierce "When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself" –Tibetan Proverb  I understand more

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24 Jun
2017
Expedition Andes: Heading to Machu Picchu and Beyond!

By Randy Pierce "Few romances can ever surpass that of the granite citadel on top of the beetling precipices of Machu Picchu, the

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29 Apr
2017
May Day Memories of a Magical Hike

By Randy Pierce May mountain memories are richly rewarding for me, from my engagement to Tracy on May 1, 2010 atop Mt Welch to the May

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18 Mar
2017
Happy Anniversary, Autumn!

By Randy Pierce Autumn’s joyous exuberance was evident as she bounded into me on our first meeting on March 16, 2014 Her affectionate,

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11 Mar
2017
How Winter’s Historic Peaks Expanded Our Horizons

By Randy Pierce "Success comes to those who have an entire mountain of gold that they continually mine, not those who find one nugget and

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04 Feb
2017
A New Opportunity: The Holman Prize

By Randy Pierce "The Holman Prize is not meant to save the world or congratulate someone for leaving the house This prize will spark

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28 Jan
2017
Time to Talk Teamwork

By Randy Pierce “Players win Games, Teams win Championships” – Bill Bellichick I attribute many of my successful accomplishments to

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31 Dec
2016
Goals for 2017

By Randy Pierce My "vision" for 2017 as it pertains to both the 2020 Vision Quest and myself is admittedly fraught with a little more

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18 Dec
2016
Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of our Single Season Winter Hiking Quest

By Randy Pierce The plan suggested it was to be a demonstration of Ability Awareness It was to be an appreciation of the diverse gifts

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10 Dec
2016
The Right Guide Makes All the Difference

By Randy Pierce Mt Isolation via Rocky Branch was looming as a daunting challenge for our team as we closed in on the completion of our

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13 Nov
2016
Peak Potential 2016: “And you were all there.”

By Beth Foote "And you were all there" That’s what Randy said on Saturday night during his remarks at 2020 Vision Quest’s 7th

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22 Oct
2016
Guest Blog: A Different Kind of Adventure

By Greg Neault Just over a year ago I was scurrying about making last minute preparations for what promised to be the adventure of a

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25 Sep
2016
There and Back again – Kilimanjaro Reflections on the Anniversary

By Randy Pierce “'There and Back again' by Bilbo Baggins” was the alleged epic title of the fictional hero’s epic recording of his

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30 Jul
2016
“What’s Next?” — Everyone

By Randy Pierce I ask myself "what's next" often in part because despite my lack of sight, I do like to spend more time looking forward

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02 Jul
2016
Independence Day Foundations and Fireworks!

By Randy Pierce It was July 4, 2010 and we were sitting on boulders outside Lake of the Clouds on Mt Washington This was our first

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21 May
2016
Returning to the Emmy Award-Winning “Hiking in the Dark” for its anniversary

By Randy Pierce “Today we are going to take a little hike and naturally you’re invited” --- Willem Lange, host of "Windows to the

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12 Mar
2016
Happy Anniversary, Autumn!

By Randy Pierce “Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance Autumn passes and one

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21 Feb
2016
A taste of winter brings nostalgia

By Randy Pierce For me the winter of 2016 has finally arrived Shortly before Tracy, Autumn, and I departed for the New England Visually

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