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: Outdoors

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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09 Apr
2012
Die Living: The Amazing Journey of Andy Campbell

By Randy Pierce “Die Living!” This is the message Andy Campbell would like to share with the world It’s a world he’s going to know

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19 Mar
2012
Standing up to the Challenge

By Randy Pierce “You made it seem easy!” I heard this sentiment from a few folks in celebration of our accomplishment of climbing the

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04 Mar
2012
A Fine Finish? – You Better Believe it!

By Randy Pierce Just as many thought we were flying to the finish, our winter quest seemed stalled at 41 of 48 peaks Wind and weather held

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27 Feb
2012
A Mushy Moment of Inspiration

By Randy Pierce I trust you will all indulge me with a rather personal approach to this week’s blog Usually our goal is to rotate themes

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12 Dec
2011
In memory of Brutus, the beloved mountain-climbing dog

By Randy Pierce This winter, Quinn and I plan to undertake some hikes of the 48 4,000-footers in New Hampshire Hiking them in the winter

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09 May
2011
The Community Experience – 2020 Vision Quest Available for All to Share

by Randy Pierce We are always training, but not just for hiking! Building community and sharing inspiration is part of our mission, which

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11 Apr
2011
See What I Mean?

by Randy Pierce As the blazing red sun slowly slipped below the last range of mountains to our west, the purple, blue, and green hues of

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04 Apr
2011
Leave No Trace

by Randy Pierce It's time for a peek into the hiking side of our project, though the ramifications of this topic are relevant to all of

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28 Mar
2011
CIO – Chief Inspiration Officer?

by Randy Pierce Inspiration is deeply personal, and when the Outside Blog introduced me to Ryan Levinson as their "Chief Inspiration

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14 Mar
2011
Lofty Goals for 2011

by Carrie McMillen Our 2011 hiking schedule has been posted! Last year, we had many unknowns and challenges as we started out on this

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28 Feb
2011
Taking Lafayette by Storm – Part 2

by Randy Pierce The traction of my MSR snowshoes was incredible and I didn't slip on any of the steep steps Aside from the directional

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24 Feb
2011
Taking Lafayette by Storm – Part 1

by Randy Pierce Riding up Interstate 93 into Franconia Notch, John Lacroix - known to many as Sherpa John - explained how the cloud dome

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14 Feb
2011
Winter’s Wrath in the Whites

by Randy Pierce Why take all the challenges of our summer hikes, remove Quinn's help, and instead undertake a hike under conditions that

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10 Aug
2010
Comfort is Heavy

by Carrie McMillen We’ve all experienced that moment of indecision when we’re packing for a trip You ask yourself - do I squeeze in

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15 Jul
2010
Falling For You!

by Randy Pierce This post is not some romantic melodrama inspired by the majesty of the mountain hikes, but rather addresses a common

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12 Jul
2010
Applause for Mother Nature

by Tracy Goyette Hiking with Randy and the large 2020 team translates, understandably, to very little “couple time” for us on the

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10 Jul
2010
What’s the Hub-bub about Hup-pup – and where’s my video!

by The Mighty Quinn Well that was quite the excursion! I could probably generate quite a few pages of observations from my four-paw

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08 Jul
2010
Are Randy’s Ankles Made of Rubber?

by Carrie McMillen So by now you've read some of the details of our momentous weekend on various posts and blogs I wanted to offer a

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