Valley County, Idaho

Near Small: Burgdorff, Large: McCall

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Valley County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

June 2006

The incident occurred at about 6:10am on the first morning of a Boy Scout Group 50 mile hike in the Payette National Forest. We had a group of about 10 boys and 6 adults and had hiked into Loon Lake the previous evening. Loon Lake is a fairly typical Idaho mountain lake surrounded by pine forest, and we had set up camp on the north east end of the lake. I was in my tent with my two sons, ages 12 and 13. We were still in our sleeping bags and the sun was just coming up when we heard the first series of 3-4 calls coming in from a distance. It was difficult to place the exact location of the calls because they were filtering through the forest at distance of what I would guess was 1/2 to maybe 3/4 of a mile from our location. I thought the sound came from a location west and slightly north of us, but my younger son thought it was west and slightly south, closer to the crash site of the B-23, which is on the south side of the lake. The calls were unlike anything I have ever heard ...

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