The Great American Treasure Hunt links

Just published in Amtrak Railways Magazine: http://www.amtrakthenational.com/inside-the-epic-search-for-forrest-fenns-gold

66,000 Links North of Santa Fe

66,000 Links North of Santa Fe

And, if you can make it in June, there’s this: http://www.fennboree.org

TTOTC book jacket

Treasure in the Rockies

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Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest

(Shared)Fun How-To by Jeremy

MARCH 2018 by Jeremy First things first, buy the hat. You need an adventure hat. It’s non-negotiable. As soon as you put it on, you’re basically Indiana Jones already. Adventure hats vary greatly depending on how cheap you are, but let’s call this $50. I spent $20. I’m cheap. Next, buy the book. The…

via How To Have An Adventure For A Few Hundred Bucks… — Thrill Of The Chase

Article on Forrest Fenn in Business Insider

Thanks to Ms Cain @ Business Insider for linking my blog to her article on Forrest Fenn and his hidden treasure! [Stats were booming, Forrest.]

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Mr. Fenn signing my TTOTC.

Snowed in? In need of a distraction?

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Intrepid’s Accommodations in the Boundary Waters near Canadian Border (NOT where warm waters halt)

Try armchair treasure hunting.

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Treasure in the Rockies

 

Latest Interview with Forrest Fenn

Here’s a link to the latest interview with Forrest Fenn.

It’s great to see Forrest and Dal and Cynthia again.

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Worth the Cold: Frost Nouveau — draw and shoot

 

Shared this winter beauty from another blog:

 

Finding beauty in the cold. I bundled up and took my camera out for a walk but the fresh window frost seemed to hold the most intrigue. It is lovely too, along the river’s edge where the water moves so fast that the cold can’t hold it still. It seems like a good time to […]

via Frost Nouveau — draw and shoot

In Case You Couldn’t Be There . . .

Thanks to Toby for this video of the Fenn and Preston chat before the book signing:

 

 

The following are my opinions. I have, on more than one occasion, said and written that the event on May 18, 2017 caused a change in Fenn. He was already tired of the “activity” around the effort to find the treasure he hid. May 18, to me, was the straw that broke the burro’s back. […]

via The End Has Drawn Nigh. — A Gypsy’s Kiss

 

Sharing some interesting graphics on Yellowstone volcano

SCIENCE A new study of ancient ash suggests the “sleeping giant” could develop the conditions needed to blow in a span of mere decades. (Nat Geo News) What is the Yellowstone supervolcano? Use our super resource (including downloadable maps, videos, and photos) to learn more. Discussion Ideas The geologic feature beneath Yellowstone National Park is […]

via Yellowstone Supervolcano May Wake Up Sooner Than We Thought — Nat Geo Education Blog

Kids and Curiosity: A shared post about a 6-year old and her trove

What begin as a sunny day on the lake with friends searching for a meteorite, quickly turned into a full on fossil frenzy for Jon Ganshorn and his six-year-old daughter Lily. Lily quickly lost interest in the meteorite hunt and decided her time was better spent getting her dad to break apart some of the […]

via Six-year-old Saskatoon girl uncovers trove of 75 million-year-old fossils — Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Happy Birthday, Forrest Fenn

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Cupcakes, of course.  

And from my backyard to yours:  A gallery of purple flowers and other wild things to celebrate your 87th!

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All the best!   I hope to get out west to see you next year.

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Swallowtail on Ironweed

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And then these dropped out of the tree...
(And then these drop out of the tree)

Safety First… — Thrill Of The Chase

From the man himself (via Dal’s site):

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SUBMITTED JUNE, 2017 by Forrest When I said the treasure was not hidden in Utah or Idaho it has been my plan to not narrow the search area further. But in the light of a recent accident, and in the interest of safety, I feel it necessary to alter that plan. The treasure chest is…

via Safety First… — Thrill Of The Chase