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

Lake County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daytime vocalizations and sighting by grouse hunters near Silver Bay along Lake Superior's north shore

While Hunting Ruffed Grouse with friend near Bean and Bear Lakes outside the small town of Silver Bay we heard and then saw a large unidentified creature. We were near an area where there were alot of...

October 1985

Idaho County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Dogs alert homeowner to a late night visitor outside Kamiah

On Tuesday (Dec. 4th, 2012) I woke up to my dogs alarm barking out in their outside kennel. I grabbed a large flashlight on my way to the back door. I was most worried about it being a skunk that was ...

December 2012

Pope County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Man finds 3-toed prints & wife has sighting

It was during "modern gun" deer season, probably about 3 years ago. I really can't remember the exact year. I was walking along a road that intersects two fields that were within the Piney Creek Wildl...

November 1998

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations and rock piles in a backyard near Eatonville (w/photos)

On March 20th 2010 between 3:30 AM and 4:00 AM I heard a loud scream I had never before heard. I was awakened abruptly out of a deep sleep when a very loud animal scream made me sit straight up in bed...

March 2010

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Young girl recounts two encounters at the family farm near Chehalis

I lived in Chehalis Washington on Senn Road across from Warehouser land. I had 2 close contact experiences as a child there. The fist one happened when I was 11. My grandparents were visiting and had ...

January 1978

Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

Wildlife surveyor hears distinct knocking near Whitehall, NY -- September 2005 Expedition Area

On November 7th and 8th I re-visited my family property to investigate wood knocking I recalled hearing there since childhood. The impetus for this investigation stems from my own sighting in the area...

November 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter by young campers in their tent after hearing woodknocks near Buckley

I can't exactly say it was a BF encounter, none of us but 1, saw something and 2 out of 4 people heard "the noises." I will explain my story and let you decide. Thank you. September 23, 2011, Mysel...

September 2011

Howard County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Former Special Forces soldier has late night sighting through window not far from Colorado River

About 12:30 to 1:00am my wife and I was awakened by our neighbors dogs barking. At first we thought that maybe a skunk was in the area as we had the windows open and we smelled something that was rank...

August 1996