Trinity County, California

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Trinity County California (Class B) BFRO

October 1998

On Thursday, 10-30-98, at about 1230 hours, I arrived at the Yolla Bolla District Ranger Office of the Trinity National Forest. I had planned a solo five-day backpacking trip to the area of Post Mountain and Mud Springs (40 DEG 20' 00" North 123 DEG 13' 00"; West) within the Trinity National Forest. I had just relocated to California from Hawaii and was eager to get back into the forest. I had seen a sensationalized Bigfoot story on a local Sacramento TV station, about a group of hunters that had an encounter within the Trinity National Forest, near a landmark called Mud Springs. I grew up in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, so I knew of Sasquatch while growing up, and was always interested in the phenomenon. I planned my trip carefully: because of the time of year (Fall), my relative unfamiliarity with the region, and because I was making the trip solo. Solo backpacking trips need to have a carefully laid itinerary in case of problems: so rescuers have a means of ...

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Trinity County California (Class B) BFRO

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August 2001

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Trinity County California (Class B) BFRO

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