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: Support

08 Jul
2011
Adams Family Union

by Randy Pierce There are many reasons this was the most daunting hike to date The weather forecast did not help much, as thunderstorm

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05 Jul
2011
Out of Service – the End of an Era

by Randy Pierce Hudson Nottingham West Lions Club shut down on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, after years of service This was my Lions Club, and

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27 Jun
2011
Scary Mountain Ledges and Trust

by Tracy Pierce Our hike of Mounts Whiteface and Passaconaway on June 18 & 19 was a fantastic success We completed the

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22 Jun
2011
Learning to Lead

by Kara Minotti Becker When I’m asked to take charge of a thing – whatever thing – my first reaction is probably similar to

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20 Jun
2011
Dear Abby, a Penny for Your Thoughts

by Randy Pierce Certainly, my first and most significant challenge initially was coming to terms with my blindness and the impact I would

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13 Jun
2011
Overwhelmed is so not a Reality Show

by Randy Pierce Finally, we take a break from our many hiking topics and address a common question Do the challenges of it all overwhelm

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06 Jun
2011
No Letdown for Team 2020

by Kyle Dancause In sports, there is much talk and concern over the dreaded letdown game For those not familiar with the term, a letdown

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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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21 Mar
2011
True Vision and Thoughts of Peak Potential 2011

by guest blogger Kim Kett-Johnson “Sight lets you see where you are right now; vision lets you see where you are going” I heard my

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17 Jan
2011
Clever Student Catches Us!

by Randy Pierce While we provide presentations to students in grades 1 through 12, we frequently adjust the material to emphasize

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10 Jan
2011
New Season of Summits!

By Randy Pierce In this, our first full season of hiking 'the 48' in order to raise awareness for 2020 Vision Quest, we have set some

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29 Oct
2010
What’s Next?

by Randy Pierce Standing at the podium during our Peak Potential charity dinner, I was asked, "What next" in regards to after we achieve

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18 Oct
2010
Peak Potential Auction – Everyone Lends a Hand!

One of the most inspiring things about working for 2020 Vision Quest is realizing just how many people are eager to help While we love cash

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07 Sep
2010
Give Me Liberty

by Kyle Dancause In writing this blog I have done exactly what I tell my students not to do – I started with the title When I began

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19 Aug
2010
Where’s the Beef?

by Carrie McMillen I never knew beef could be such an important part of a trip I don’t eat a lot of red meat, but I’ll eat pretty much

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18 Aug
2010
Back Country Bruises (with a Bonus!) – Part 2

by Randy Pierce We set out early the next morning, though not too early as to over-push it The trail atop the ridge was beautiful and we

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17 Aug
2010
Back Country Bruises – Part 1

by Randy Pierce This weekend’s hike was a fantastic experience for me personally, though it came with a significant impactliterally We

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13 Aug
2010
Pushing My Boundaries

by Tracy Goyette As we approach the final days leading up to my first ever backcountry camping trip, I find myself faced with a near

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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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26 Jul
2010
Happy 20th Anniversary to the Americans with Disabilities Act!

by Randy Pierce While there are still many challenges to face with regard to accessibility awareness and education, the world I reside in

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