Lake County, Colorado

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Lake County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

September 2005

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 water. The expedition was well planned and was executed well. The majority of the participants arrived at the initial base camp location on 8 Sept and individual camps (groups of two-three) were positioned along the drainage. We had all been briefed on the history of sightings, tracks, and vocalizations in the area, and the methods we'd use to determine their presence. We spread out that evening, stayed in touch via walkie talkie, and conducted wood knocking and calling in an coordinated manner. We had night vision devices, recording devices, and IR detection equipment. We worked well into the early morning hours (2 AM). Nothing was heard. The next morning (9 Sept) the guides said we should move the base camp to another target area, because we would have heard any sasquatch...

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Lake County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Woman describes vivid early morning sighting just below Independence Pass

(Job title edited at witness request for privacy). I am currently on a contract in Rifle Colorado. My home is 5 1/2 hrs south of Rifle so I stay in my camper 5 days a week. This morning, I left my hom...

September 2009

Lake County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Startled hiker sees tall shaggy biped on trail near Leadville

I was determined to summit Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in Colorado. I had made 2 previous attempts in 2001 and 2000 and on both attempts I was turned back at 13,000 ft. by weather. I have always gone...

May 2002

Lake County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Hiker describes possible near encounter on the Colorado Trail near Mt. Massive

On Sept. 4, 2001, I climbed Mt. Massive, southwest of Leadville. The route I took starts at the Mt. Massive trailhead, in the wooded valley where the Colorado Trail crosses Halfmoon Creek. The elevati...

September 2001

Lake County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Rancher, wife startled by vocalizations near Leadville

My wife and I were about to start a fire for a barbecue at our ranch south of Leadville. We had just got the fire started when we heard something like a holler or a yell in a very deep tone. The first...

August 1998

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

This occurred southeast of Orlando. I was attending an on-site meeting for a new construction project in a very remote and undeveloped area southeast of Orlando. During the meeting, I kept noticing mo...

September 2011

Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Fish stolen from a boat, possible knocks and vocalizations near Punta Gorda

I have a few, where I live in Charlotte county, borders the web reserve, and is woods for miles and miles, when I started to build my home, just after hurricane Charlie, I had an rv trailer on my prop...

January 2012

Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

Possible Vocalizations heard in Southern Alberta

During the summer of 1991 or 92, I made a call to our local fish and wildlife to ask what could be making these noises I had heard in the coolies near my home. I was told it most likely was a mountain...

January 1992

Rapides Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses saw Creature next to a Broken Tree

This was in the early 80s,late spring early summer. i was still in High school ( Graduated in 1983) Myself my two brothers and my best friend and his two brothers were in a field with our dogs goofing...

June 1980

Steuben County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight sighting by a law enforcement officer standing in his yard near Fremont

I saw what I thought was a very large hunter walking out of the woods next to our house. The only problem was he was not wearing any orange and for some strange reason was wearing a very shaggy ghilli...

November 2012

British Columbia Canada (Class B) BFRO

Photographer is "escorted" out of the woods between Osoyoos & Greenwood

It was a few weeks after Christmas and I was out taking pictures for some new projects. I was offroad about 15 miles with 12"-14" snow on the logging road. I have driven these roads many times through...

January 2004

Klickitat County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Large prints found in mud and then vocalizations heard south of Yakama Reservation

I have always known about these creatures but, never really gave it much thought til it happened to me. I was working for a local rancher in Klickitat Co, just NW of Goldendale WA. My boss said that t...

August 1993