Routt County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Hunter hears loud vocalization and is nearly trampled by a spooked Elk north of Burns

We were hunting third split rifle in section 26 of Flat tops in 2005. I had not seen many Elk in area this year. I hunted an area I had seen Elk before in the early morning by myself and saw nothing. ...

November 2005

Douglas County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by golf course worker at Arrowhead Golfcourse, aside Roxborough State Park, Rampart Range

I work at Arrowhead Golfcourse in Roxborough, Colorado. Me and two other of my co-workers were going around getting all of the flags at the end of the night. As we were going around the corner for hol...

October 2005

Rio Blanco County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Possible knocks heard near the Flat Tops Wilderness area of White River National Forest

My father and I were elk hunting in October 2005 in the White River National Forest near the Flat Tops Wilderness. This area is in Rio Blanco county outside of Buford, CO. My father has hunted there m...

October 2005

Conejos County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Hunter reports unusual roars In South San Juan Mountains

The following is a report of unusual noises. First, I would like to qualify myself as a competent woodsman...certainly no 19th century mountain man, but one who knows his way around the outdoors. I wa...

September 2005

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

Montezuma County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Dusk sighting by charter bus driver on Hwy 160 near Mancos

2 years ago i was driving on us highway #160 in colorado in between durango and cortez colorado i was going eastbound (towards durango)and i saw something run across the road very rapidly from my r...

October 2004

Gunnison County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Possible camp stalking at Taylor Reservoir outside Aspen

I was camping with my family around Taylor resivor, towards Aspen in a Coleman pop-up camper.Around midnight I heard something moving or licking our cast iron skillet that was washed and left by a tre...

August 2004

Archuleta County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Campers driven off mountain by unseen intruders

Two friends and I went camping in the San Juan National Forest just east of Lake Vallecito on 6-1-04. DC and I were from out of state but JG was a regular camper there. We went 12 miles up the forest ...

June 2004

Routt County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Possible tracks found by snowshoers near Steamboat Springs

My girlfriend (now wife) and I were snowshoing in the mountains above fish creek falls outside of steamboat springs, CO in the winter. We were off trail and decided to attempt to shortcut down the mou...

January 2004

Dolores County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Large tracks found in southwest Colorado mountains

Possible footprint observation, FR 578 near Hermosa Peak, Dolores County Colorado, Friday, June 20, 2003 We were staying in a cabin northeast of Vallecitos on Middle Mountain, just off of FR 724. I...

June 2003

Park County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Further apparent corroboration of multiple-witness, winter, nighttime, road-crossing near Kenosha Pass

While headed back to Denver from Buena Vista, My wife and I saw something very large pass in front of another car. This car was in front of us by about 25 feet. The weather was not good as it was snow...

December 2002

El Paso County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Hunter's elk calls ellicit vocal responses from multiple animals

Last year during archery season my 12year old son and I were elk hunting off Rampart Range road between forest rd 322 and Mt Herman rd and herd strange noises. I am an avid archery hunter and have hun...

October 2002

Pitkin County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Elk hunter trailed by large biped in twilight, finds tracks the next day

I'm not sure even how to tell the events as they unfolded. All I know is that a large something followed me from a place I was sitting half way back to camp. At first I thought it was a back bear unti...

September 2002

Park County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Family finds and hears compelling evidence near Leadville

Was hiking around a lake in the Leadville Colorado area. This lake is well above treeline, 13,000 ft area? Found what appears to to be a footprint in some mossy areas between the glacial rocks. Furthe...

August 2002

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

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

Teller County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Hunting party hears vocalization, wood knocks; finds elk carcass, off Gold Camp Road near Victor, in Pike Nat'l Forest

In November 2001, I was guiding for a husband and wife team and was also accompanied by my own wife during a elk hunt. That morning we had located a herd of elk in some remote country and had stalked ...

November 2001

Conejos County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Bowhunters report unusual encounters in the South San Juan Mountains

Preface: The following is an excerpt from a true story my brother wrote several years ago for a hunting magazine. I've edited it down to just the relevant portion of the story where he has an encounte...

September 2001

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

Montezuma County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Large creature leaves 12"+ handprints on camper trailer during rainy night

We pulled into camp on a rainy night about midnight. Cows were in the camp, so as they were leaving we heard - at least what I told my nephews - a bull really upset with us. It was a throaty, gutteral...

August 2001

El Paso County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by Pike's Peak tourist

My family was on vacation in Colorado Springs, Co, last summer. We were driving up Pike's Peak on the main road, and turned off onto the first rest area parking lot. The region was composed of large ...

June 2001

Park County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Family startled by overpowering cries near their rural home

At approximately 0030 hrs. on May 12, 2001, my children and I heard the worst sound we have ever heard in our lives. We were sitting at our dining room table eating a late-night snack when suddenl...

May 2001

Pitkin County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by hiker, off West Sopris Creek Road

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...

February 2001

Archuleta County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Large creature crosses road in 1 1/2 strides

It was Friday, January 25, 2001. At first I was not even going to go down to the area were I and a friend saw a bigfoot. I was going to finish watching the Pagosa Basketball team play and go home. But...

January 2001

Archuleta County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Family marvels at huge barefoot tracks in snow

On Dec, 20, 2000, my wife and daughter were walking along (withheld) Road when they spotted two large footprints in the snow about five feet off the road a quarter mile from our cabin. Due to the size...

December 2000