Not logged in. Login - Register


All new registrations need to be approved manually. After registration, mail me at tyblossom at aol dot com.
ChaseChat is available for Smartphones via Tapatalk, Download the app at http://tapatalk.com/m?id=4&referer=1048173. After installing CLICK HERE to add the forum to Tapatalk.

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Northern border of YSNP
07-31-2016, 10:44 PM,
#21
RE: Northern border of YSNP
(07-31-2016, 07:10 PM)HIPS Wrote:
(07-29-2016, 04:46 PM)The Count Wrote:
(07-29-2016, 02:32 PM)Kpro Wrote: I think the benchmarks have something to do with the last part of the poem, just not sure yet exactly. Running scenarios now.
Are you aware that Forrest didn't use the benchmark map until 3 years after the poem was published? And to tie it into the poem during its construction seems slim at best. But I'm always open to hear new ideas so if you come up with something feel free to post it.

Here's another interesting article about road markers http://www.lincolnhighwayoh.com/v1/Yellowstone.htm

Pretty sure he's talking about benchmarks and not Benchmark{brand} maps.
Thanks for the link, helpful information. I found this link within that one
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangulation
Amazing how much these 2 links have to do with geography.
Reply
08-02-2016, 08:54 AM,
#22
RE: Northern border of YSNP
Hey Count,

Just curious if you have watched some of Forrest's bookstore interviews. They are quite enlightening.
Reply
08-02-2016, 01:47 PM,
#23
RE: Northern border of YSNP
(08-02-2016, 08:54 AM)seabear Wrote: Hey Count,

Just curious if you have watched some of Forrest's bookstore interviews. They are quite enlightening.
Yeah the Moby dickens one seems to hold a lot of info, I've watched that one a few times. I've watched most of the videos with him in them except for some of the newer ones.
Reply
08-03-2016, 11:40 AM,
#24
RE: Northern border of YSNP
Nice. It's interesting to me that he mentions the preface of his book twice (One in the Moby Dickens and one in the actual Collected Works bookstore) as the unintended clue, yet many people think it is too easy of an answer.
Reply
08-04-2016, 06:49 AM,
#25
RE: Northern border of YSNP
(08-03-2016, 11:40 AM)seabear Wrote: Nice. It's interesting to me that he mentions the preface of his book twice (One in the Moby Dickens and one in the actual Collected Works bookstore) as the unintended clue, yet many people think it is too easy of an answer.
That's what I thought when I read the preface, how subtle would that be , after analysis it does seem to easy. It also seem like when searchers read it they start to build a solve around it, leaving the poem behind. It would be interesting to search the area on the Madison that he speaks of from the book flywater, maybe someday.
Reply
08-06-2017, 04:59 PM,
#26
RE: Northern border of YSNP
A bench mark will stand the test of time esp. if it is concrete (or chiseled rock). Even the metal rods used in the late 1800s can be found to verify property lines. Early bench marks were placed at 600 acre lands in the eastern US. But of course, the NM territories were larger areas. Just saying, kinda clue... You may find one in your jaunts. It is not the omega but it is a hint... But you have to be looking for it. It is in the grass.
just saying ss
Reply
06-02-2019, 11:05 PM,
#27
RE: Northern border of YSNP
(07-28-2016, 09:46 PM)wishiIwasRich Wrote:
(07-28-2016, 06:01 PM)The Count Wrote:
(07-28-2016, 03:58 PM)wishiIwasRich Wrote: Count, I think that is good analysis. Yea, I took similar approaches to the poem, sometimes moving inside the park with some clues, then moving outside. I burned Google earth up with trying to find that one unique spot. I tried the old hard core, coordinates hidden in the poem, to straight poem purist. Gee, wish you would nail it down, and get some of us poor souls out of this Chase... Good luck. You want hurt my feelings if you find it.
Me find it, nah. Well I mean that's everyone's goal around here if not why do it? For me it's something different, more like a fun way for the pursuit of knowledge. And also the enlightened feeling I get when I'm out in the wilderness on a mountain top feeling like I'm the first person to be there. On top of that a chest full of gold could be right below me, this kind of adventure is what I seek. It's hard for me to think if someone finds it that kind of feeling could be gone for me. If I do find it I just might leave it there or come up with a very special plan that no one else would think of, something that could be worthy of the Chase. I hope the poem leads you where the adventure is Smile
Thanks Count... No one's close so let's keep plugging along. It's a fun exercise, regardless of who find it. The adventure is what it should be about.

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk

It may be true that no one was close at the time you posted your message (included in this one), but folks have been within a few yards
of the TC, and I believe that it will be retrieved this summer.
Reply
06-02-2019, 11:08 PM,
#28
Northern border of YSNP
Speculation.


razyfamily
Reply
06-02-2019, 11:10 PM, (This post was last modified: 06-02-2019, 11:14 PM by wildfuntear.)
#29
RE: Northern border of YSNP
(07-28-2016, 11:47 PM)wishiIwasRich Wrote:
(07-28-2016, 10:31 PM)The Count Wrote:
(07-28-2016, 09:46 PM)wishiIwasRich Wrote: Thanks Count... No one's close so let's keep plugging along. It's a fun exercise, regardless of who find it. The adventure is what it should be about.
I would agree no one is close. Have you had a chance to get out this season for a BOTG search? I have yet to have a chance this year but now I'm doing my research and making my plan, next summer is looking good for a search around Montana.

One other thing I've yet seen a discussion on, a black rock with a yellow H. From some of my research in the early days of the automobile and road ways Yellowstone was a very popular destination but the roads lacked signs. I read that there were rocks that were painted black with a yellow H so tourists knew where to turn on the route to Yellowstone, have you ever heard of this?
Botg twice this year, going again in the fall. Just tweaking a little more each time. Never heard of the rock meanings but that would be something to pursue. My first blaze was an X " on a tree in Colorado , close to coordinates found in the poem, . My wife had her picture made beside it. A marking on a rock sounds more plausible thou now and not some tree marking. Funny how more sophisticated we become the longer we're in the race.
(07-28-2016, 10:31 PM)The Count Wrote:
(07-28-2016, 09:46 PM)wishiIwasRich Wrote: Thanks Count... No one's close so let's keep plugging along. It's a fun exercise, regardless of who find it. The adventure is what it should be about.
I would agree no one is close. Have you had a chance to get out this season for a BOTG search? I have yet to have a chance this year but now I'm doing my research and making my plan, next summer is looking good for a search around Montana.

One other thing I've yet seen a discussion on, a black rock with a yellow H. From some of my research in the early days of the automobile and road ways Yellowstone was a very popular destination but the roads lacked signs. I read that there were rocks that were painted black with a yellow H so tourists knew where to turn on the route to Yellowstone, have you ever heard of this?


Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk

(07-28-2016, 10:33 PM)Kpro Wrote: Why do you think nobody is close? Ff has said several have been close and 65000 people I would think some are close.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Yea, close physically and probably clue wise too, but no one knows either way. So you're only close if you know that your close. Forrest has not named anyone close... So no-one is close.

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk

(As Spock wouldn't say,) That's totally illogical, and not worth posting.

(07-29-2016, 12:06 PM)wishiIwasRich Wrote: Of course ff had to have seen these markers thru his travels, many well forgotten and hidden waiting to be found.. Great research ..Count.

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk

I found a (partially) yellow rock. It had been spray painted, and kinda
pushed my buttons, because it looked like a case of illegal vandalism.
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Contact Us | ChaseChat - Forrest Fenn's Forum | Return to Top | | Lite (Archive) Mode | RSS Syndication