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"The most mountainous state and the sixth-largest state in the lower 48." TravelNevada.com

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Nevada Sasquatch: How Did You Become Interested In Bigfoot?

Recently, I received an email asking if I knew of any Reno/Tahoe Bigfoot conferences scheduled in the near future. "I am an avid, longtime Saquatch enthusiast." the email said.

I replied, "There are none that I know of."

That is when the wheels started turning.

After a follow up email, I came to know that this person was a woman, Jeannie, and I thought, "I wonder how she became interested in Bigfoot?" It's a subject that is always of interest to me.

I asked her if she wouldn't mind sharing her background with me and if I could share it here. She happily obliged.

Jeannie at Emerald Cove, Lake Tahoe

Jeannie wrote:

A lil background about myself. I am 51 years old and am employed in the medical field. I am originally from Oregon. I grew up in Eugene and spent many years roaming the forests of the Cascades with my older brother. During this time I had many occurrences where we heard, smelled and felt unusual things. Unfortunately, never actually seeing what might be producing them. I have been interested in "Our Forest Friends" for about 30 years. I spend a great deal of time reading all that is on the various sites on the internet to keep up to date and have spent some time hiking in this area since moving to Reno. My friends think I'm obsessed with the subject, but to me there is absolutely nothing more fascinating, and my dream is to finally, one day, see one up close.

Thanks for that, Jeannie.

Now I'd like to hear from more of you. Please feel free to drop me a line at the email link on the right side of this page. Also, you can leave a comment below, but if you do, please keep the language appropriate, and at least leave a first name, and not just as "Anonymous." If you leave something in the comments, please be aware that I may repost it here in the main blog so it is more easily read by new visitors. I always do my best to respect peoples privacy. Thanks! I look forward to hearing from more of you.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

SASQUATCH: Report of 2 Bigfoot Seen Southwest of Gardnerville, NV

Jobs Canyon, West of Gardnerville, NV

I recently received the following report from a gentleman named Stan:

I may have had a Bigfoot sighting in September of 2011. I was returning in my Jeep from an off road run with the club we had been on in the area above and east of the town of Walker. I was headed back to South Lake Tahoe by myself. It was just before dark and I was on Hwy 88 just before the little town of Woodfords, when 2 large dark brown hairy creatures ran across Hwy 88, about 100 yards in front of me they were moving fast and leaning forward, I thought they were horses until I realized they were on 2 feet.They disappeared behind a berm, as I drove by slowly. There was a car that was stopped on the road that had been coming from the opposite direction, as I slowly went by the mans mouth was wide open in amazement. I did not stop because I did not know what I had seen.

The animals I saw appeared approximately 7ft.+ tall, at least. It was hard to tell, they were moving fast and leaning forward. They had either been in the mountains up s/w of Tahoe or in and around the cattle ranches in Gardnerville. They looked to be headed toward the Carson River or Indian Creek Reservoir.
Carson River near Woodfords, CA

Stan has extensive knowledge of the area's geography and topography as he is an officer in a large off-roading club. Looking back at previous reports from the area, I believe his theory on the subjects' area of travel was on point.

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