The rivers came together in the painted rust-colored canyons of Utah.
Muddy water merged as the Green River emptied into the Colorado River. In a kayak by the shore, Bryan Brown stepped onto dry land.
After 100 days and 2,400 miles, he had completed his goal of paddling two of the most wild rivers in the western United States. Though he had been the only one in the boat, he carried the memory of his brother with him.