Eagle County, Colorado

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Eagle County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

August 2009

Monday August 31 2009 was the 3rd day of Colorado's archery elk season. The day before I was hunting a familiar ridge and noticed a remote looking hanging valley across from the ridge I was hunting and decided that if I didn't get into any elk that afternoon I would try to get into the hanging valley early the next morning. Monday morning I started out before light. By 6:30 I was climbing up a steep elk trail through a patch of very thick forest. I remember thinking that I had never been in this area before despite the fact that I had hunted this unit for over a decade and that this patch of forest was as close to 'old growth' as I had ever seen in central Colorado. I climbed onto a flat swampy and very lush area filled with thickets of brush. I started to feel the hair stand up on the back of my neck and I was sure that I had found the spot where I would have an opportunity at a bull. I could see a fairly large clearing just past the brush with a large wallow in the middle. I set ...

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Eagle County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Motorists see tall, hairy human-like figure wading across the Colorado River east of Glenwood Springs

My wife and myself and another couple were traveling west on I-70 roughly the 135 mile marker. The Colorado River is very visible to your left side only 50 yards away. The temperature was 10 degrees. ...

January 2013

Eagle County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Family describes possible encounter at campsite in Grizzly Creek Canyon

I was 17 and on a back packing trip with my family in Grizzly Creek canyon. It was night and we were sitting around the campfire talking. Suddenly a foul smell came into the camp site. Smelled like a ...

June 1986

Eagle County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting of two furry bipeds in Eagle River during snowstorm

I lived in Colorado for 29 years. Eighteen of those I spent working at ski resorts. Over the years I've seen hundreds of deer and elk as well as dozens of bear, everything from cubs to large 400 pound...

November 2001

Eagle County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Threatening bellows directed at hikers and their dogs in the Holy Cross Wilderness

My girlfriend and I were hiking the Lake Charles Trail in the Holy Cross Wilderness area. We had hiked approximately 3 hrs/6 miles when we reached a basin which included 2-3 small lakes. Upon reaching...

August 2000

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by fisherman at Lake Chopaka

My father, grandfather, and myself were on a fishing vacation that spanned many areas in the northern part of the state of Washington. One of our pit stops was at one of our favorite lakes, Lake Chopa...

May 1996

Charleston County South Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Various incidents around home with women and children only, near Summerville

I'm not sure how to really explain the thing that my friends and I saw that year. I've not told too many people about it because I did'nt think that I would be believed. I am 47 years old and I can st...

June 1970

Jefferson County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Couple Sees Large Animal and Hears Vocalizations and Knocks

I and my husband have been visiting the Lake Quinault, WA area for the past 5 summers, for up to 10 days at a time. This past June,2003, around the 17th, about 5 PM, we were hiking the Quinault Rainfo...

June 2003

Jasper County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two witnesses recall sighting as teens near Monticello


June 1986

Dickinson County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Photographer spooked off Big Spirit Lake before he gets his photo

I was photographing the sunrise on Sat 4th February in the morning on the frozen shore of Big Spirit Lake in northern Iowa, it was about 5am, so I had to wait until daylight. I shut off my vehicle, wa...

February 2013

Sumner County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls multiple witness encounter near Hendersonville

I always tell this story whenever there is big foot conversation. However, I have never reported the incident to an official source. The creature was witnessed by myself, my sister, brother-in-law, my...

January 1966

Boise County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Couple describes incidents at two different campgrounds in Boise National Forest

Heard wood knocking. Heard a boulder hitting the ground. Seen something swaying and walking back and forth. At locations and descriptions below....

November 2010

Lake County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Notes from the Colorado BFRO Expedition

The BFRO Colorado Expedition was conducted in a remote area in the same part of Colorado as some major ski areas -- Vail, Ski Cooper, and Breckenridge. The area was heavily forested and had plenty of ...

September 2005