Mission Overland


Day 6 took me from Pinedale, WY through some VERY open terrain to Rawlins, WY. After leaving Rawlins, I made my way towards Steamboat Springs, CO followed by Breckenridge and Salida. I finally settled down South-East of Gunnison, CO in the Rio Grande National Forest. For a detailed review of the day, check out the full write-up HERE. Click below for more pictures from the day!

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.

Day 2 took me from Pike National Forest, just outside Denver, up the East side of the Rockies and ending up just outside Bozeman, MT. Here are some pictures I took throughout the day:

I went to sleep in a comfortable 25-ish degrees but woke up very cold with the thermometer saying it was 8 degrees. Sad morning. Since I woke up cold, I decided to hit the road and I was able to see the sun creep down the face of the mountains as it came up which was cool and something I don’t get to see very often.

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