Mission Overland


Day 5 took me to Bannack, MT for some great Ghost Town pictures. I headed through a valley next with a canyon for an exit and then across the plains to Grand Teton National Park. After the park I went through Jackson and ended up camping in the Bridger National Forest near Pinedale, WY.

This morning I work up with a renewed view on what I want to get out of this trip. I always planned on there being a little slop in the time it would take me to complete the trip but Unfortunately, I told my son I “should” be back on a certain day and now that is set in stone, not an option. This works for me  and fits well with what… Read More

As I set out on following the Continental Divide, I will be trying to post regularly to The blog, Instagram, and checking in on the Mission Overland Facebook and Twitter pages so check there to follow the journey. – For friends and family, you can use the link below and enter the password to see where I am in real-time and where I have been. https://share.garmin.com/msnovrlnd – Thanks for the support!

MISSION: Continental Divide Trail (CDT) OBJECTIVES: 1. Complete the CDT 2. Execute a multi-week trip 3. Pictures along the trail (Testing out lack of DSLR camera knowledge) 4. Scenic views 5. Blog everyday to document the trip 6. Explore 23 National Forests and 2 National Parks 7. Evaluate what is useful and not & refine rig OVERVIEW:

Well, at the time I am writing this, I am awaiting retirement orders from the Air Force signifying the end of one chapter and the beginning of another. This also means that I will likely have the opportunity to take a trip that I have wanted to take for a long time, the Continental Divide Trail. Here is a little bit of information regarding fuel planning and what some of my considerations… Read More