POTW – The American White Pelican

American White Pelican ~ Shadow Mountain Lake A rare kayaking moment on Shadow Mountain Lake. With the lake levels so high this year we were able to kayak into the Colorado River and get close enough to photograph the magnificent American White Pelican.

Kayaking with a Hike to the River

Saturday started out a bit earlier than I anticipated as Aspen was gearing up for the day around 5AM. I desperately wanted at least another hour of sleep before having to tend to her morning routine. So, with Aspen fed and everyone but me still sleeping I dove into my next read, John Muir the … Continue reading Kayaking with a Hike to the River

Kayaking Willow Creek Reservoir and a quick hike to Adams Falls

  Within the Arapaho National Recreation Area the Willow Creek Reservoir is located Β about 2 miles west of Lake Granby where its outflow is pumped into the Colorado River. One of the many great things of about paddling on the Willow Creek Reservoir is there are no motorized boats of any sort allowed, no dodging … Continue reading Kayaking Willow Creek Reservoir and a quick hike to Adams Falls