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 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

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 Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Couple sees "power-walking" biped in forest above Leadville

My husband and I had been camping and were just out in the afternoon for a casual ride to see the scenery. We had travelled only about 7 miles out of the town past some old mines in the area. The road...

June 1995

Lake County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

strange loud howls heard by retired wildlife biologist on a camping trip.

A two part vocalization was heard at 01:33 AM MDT, 23 October 1994. The vocalization was extremely loud and sounded as if an enormous man was bellowing. The vocalization was followed by at least one a...

October 1994

Lake County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

huge human-like handprint found on top of a vandalized sign.

I lived for about 7 years in Leadville back in the 1970's and that town has a long history of Bigfoot reports. While living there I was involved in several related situations. One of my foster son...

January 1975