Alpine County California (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunter has sighting in Sierra Nevada Mtns south of Markleeville

Three of us went on a deer hunt that morning. We had a hunter at the top of the hill and he went up there in the dark before sunrise. At dawn my uncle and I went up the hill together parting ways half...

September 2012

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Hiker leaves main trail and finds two sets of footprints

My wife and I were hiking for the afternoon in the Mokelumne Wilderness in Alpine County, California. Our destination was Granite Lake, two miles from the outlet of Upper Blue Lake. We reached our des...

October 2005

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Family finds trackway near Bear Valley

My family and I were driving in a remote area of the Sierra Nevada mountains last Tuesday looking for a place to ride our sleds. The sites we were seeking were few and far between as the area had no s...

November 2004

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear late night scream near Woodfords

We heard something we can only speculate about but I can still remember clearly the sound. It was the middle of the night and I was awoken by the sound that started low and went to a high pitch scream...

August 2002

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Fisherman hears afternoon scream at Lake Alpine

I was done working for the day. I had my fishing pole with me this afternoon, hoping I would have time to do some fishing at Lake Alpine. I was fishing for about a half hour when I heard these strange...

November 2001

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Three hikers observe tracks while mountain biking on a trail in a canyon

I have to say, I was looking for just such a thing, being that I have an interest in the phenomenon (for lack of a better term). The ground was rather hard-packed with sand by the river-crossing areas...

April 2000

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Hunters are intimidated out of their hunting ground near Bear Valley

My experience takes place around the end of October close to the end of deer season in Alpine County, California about 1982-83. Myself and 3 other hunters were getting a last deer hunt in Pacific Vall...

October 1983

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Runner Hears Unusual Whistle Near Woodsford

While walking cross-country, looking for possible home sites from the early 19th and late 18 hundreds, I was walking the base of a small ridge between two lakes Lower Blue and Twin Lake. On the ridge ...

July 1983

Alpine County California (Class B) BFRO

Tracks found by vacationers

Only a set of tracks leading from a river into a crop of low trees. I did not follow them (being about 10 I was pretty scared). The tracks were large -- approx.18 inches and about 2 inches down in pac...

December 1978