On this adventure I was in hot pursuit of the elusive Glacier Lily (Erythronium grandiflorum). I figured that the best place to find them was near a glacier so Mandy the dog and I decided to head up to the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area to check.
U.S. Route 6 runs clear across the United States through some spectacular landscapes. It also touches areas, some remote, where brilliant and brave engineers and construction workers risked their lives to build a never-before-seen marvels.
On our kayak expedition, we had trouble identifying the source. In theory, it should be easy. To kayak source to sea, you find the river's start and follow it until it ends. On the upper Colorado, however, matters quickly become more complicated.