The Treacherous Treasure Hunt of Forrest Fenn

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Comments • 16 375

  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network  7 months ago +10660

    We're shooting our post mortem episode Monday, so make sure to leave your questions down below!

    • Henriette Hillary
      Henriette Hillary Month ago

      I might be a little late to this party but I might be seeing things but at the timing 27:10 , is it just me or the square shaped rock at tree trunk has like a “key shaped” embellishment on it. It might be my eyes seeing things?

    • manny pol
      manny pol 4 months ago Didn't expect to find the treasure anyway but was entertaining and made a good video

    • Zach Wong
      Zach Wong 5 months ago

      Should of gone to Colorado, MOLLY BROWN!

    • max kight
      max kight 5 months ago

      Please do a pt 2. Also, these 2 are amazing together

    • Loverofthelight X
      Loverofthelight X 6 months ago

      You got close but then your definition of blaze was wrong ...

  • Moscu.
    Moscu. 7 hours ago

    I believe you were very close , i believe you should go again this year

  • Lauren Stovall
    Lauren Stovall 11 hours ago +2

    a few years back some treasure-hunter dude came after my dad because he posted a photo of a waterfall up in the spanish peaks near our house and the dude thought that the photo was where forrest fenn's treasure was hidden and was angry because he thought my dad had taken it

  • Charmee Panchal
    Charmee Panchal 20 hours ago

    10:10 is soooooo funny :,,,,,,,,)DDDDDDDDDD XDXDXDXDXDXDXD

  • Gwyneth Ferraccioli
    Gwyneth Ferraccioli 20 hours ago

    theory: there is no treasure he made it up to get people outside and exploring nature

  • Faith Burke
    Faith Burke 23 hours ago

    This is literally me anytime I go on a hike lol

  • Gabrielė Zakaraitė

    Metal detector? Wouldn't it be a bit easier?

  • Benjamin GEEZIL
    Benjamin GEEZIL Day ago

    But he says the cold in the poem dummies

  • Stacks The Box Breaker Beat Boxer

    It's between 2 rocks, a river and in a tree. Look at any trees cut down and has moss over the top. That's where people who go to the woods often do that so people don't take their stuff. Also it's in the same state he lives in.

  • Yeez M
    Yeez M Day ago

    Expedition unknown, josh gates tried to find it

  • Neko-Chan
    Neko-Chan Day ago

    Couldn't the blaze mean like the redish tint in the sky when the sun falls or rises? So maybe near a clearing or on top of a waterfall or something? Then looking down... Maybe behind the waterfall?

  • April Bathory
    April Bathory Day ago

    Aha!! I was just listening to a podcast where a man who was hiking the Appalachian trail explained that a “white blaze” is a white square painted on a tree to mark the correct trail. Go back and look, boys!!

  • Ireland O'Hare
    Ireland O'Hare Day ago

    Y'all are a precious gift

  • ethan w
    ethan w 2 days ago

    i kinda hope he just faked it and sits back and watches people like shane and ryan😂

  • Grizzly Bear
    Grizzly Bear 2 days ago

    I'm starting to have doubts about the chase. Mr. Fenns favourite phrase is:
    ''It's not who you are it's who they think you are.''
    It may be along those lines, please have indulgence if I'm wrong.
    In my research I stumbled on this documentary:
    There are so many similarities between Schliemann and Mr. Fenn that I'm starting to question the whole thing.
    People believe all kind of things for different reasons. Mr.Fenn said that he doesn't want people to find it for hundreds of years, maybe you can't find it at all.

  • ethan w
    ethan w 2 days ago

    ryan is a dad

  • Emily Sailors
    Emily Sailors 2 days ago +1

    fallen trees don't matter, because that could shift over time. Could the land it was on have been bought and been on private property? Is Brown a person, maybe a friend? Could the box have been damaged by weather, or could clues have been moved, like how Ryan moved the white rock?

  • Booly
    Booly 2 days ago

    Shane is The Collector confirmed.

  • Josie Vor
    Josie Vor 2 days ago +7

    It makes me kinda nerous and angry that they didnt look behind the waterfall :D

  • Ryan P.
    Ryan P. 2 days ago

    It's in Wyoming, but not yellowstone. I have an idea but have yet to check it out

  • Leigh Murro
    Leigh Murro 2 days ago

    So y'all didn't find it

  • Jessica Aprile
    Jessica Aprile 3 days ago

    Plot twist. I don’t think Forrest Fenn actually left any treasure and just wanted people to go in these long walks to find nothing

  • 21Units
    21Units 3 days ago

    I kinda wanna work for BuzzFeed now

  • Yemimah Halen
    Yemimah Halen 3 days ago

    It’s definitely near that white marble in the ground near a pine tree. You didn’t look around enough...

  • Blatina Ninja
    Blatina Ninja 3 days ago

    The fact that I did not see anyone mention the anime One Piece is crazy!

  • The Maddest of Hatters

    You know I thought Wyoming was a good option to go to. Not saying that because I live here but there are a lot of things that line up. We are a high altitude, we have natural hot springs where the water is warm, many many rivers, where old meets new we have a mountain where the oldest rock is on top and the newest is on the bottom. Just sayin. Lots of people visit but no one leaves the designated paths.

  • Aneta Dibdiakova
    Aneta Dibdiakova 3 days ago

    I think it could be on a tree.😂

  • Kbella perez
    Kbella perez 3 days ago +1

    For all the treasure hunters out there, I keep thinking of the remains of a forest fire when I hear blaze.

  • exacto
    exacto 3 days ago

    if it's white, there's literally white

  • exacto
    exacto 4 days ago


  • Pien
    Pien 4 days ago

    "Legal team" -one guy

  • shourya ranjan
    shourya ranjan 4 days ago

    Buzzfeed will only solve mysteries when it is "buzzfeed solved" not buzzfeed unsolved

  • S M I L E
    S M I L E 4 days ago

    If you guys ever try again I've looked into this a lot, and it points at yellowstone.

  • Taylor Holly
    Taylor Holly 4 days ago

    Ryan, I swear to god, you’re a genius.

  • Rocket Playz
    Rocket Playz 4 days ago

    Mountains,snowy tops,blaze,white in color, top of mountains high, a huge journey, looking down(off the mountain),other clues,how to figure out which mountain=solved mystery
    If I was gonna hide a million dollar treasure people are gonna look for hard to find spots not obvious spots a 2year old would think of so I would hide it in a spot that would be a good journey but very obvious
    Oh yeah if someone finds it because of my thinking with this comment can I at least at least have 10% i murdered my brain thinking of this

  • mooncookie ¡
    mooncookie ¡ 4 days ago +2

    i’m crying that was the best montage i’ve ever seen

  • Trent Rowell
    Trent Rowell 4 days ago

    9:34 look on the far left

  • Ashleigh Cote
    Ashleigh Cote 5 days ago

    Im waiting for it to be an elaborate brand deal

  • R N A
    R N A 5 days ago

    I need more videos like this. Please do more =D

  • Moggleberries
    Moggleberries 5 days ago

    irl ready player one plot

  • Kaidee
    Kaidee 5 days ago

    all i got from this video:
    "home of Brown."
    "home of Brown?"
    "home of Brown."
    "home of Brown."
    "home of BROWN"
    "home OF BROWN"

  • Laura
    Laura 5 days ago

    This is my FAVORITE video from you guys. Love it so much

  • Jervis Aldrin Basco
    Jervis Aldrin Basco 5 days ago

    The word blaze means a mark. A mark where the treasure chest is. If you found the exact location, I think you can also easily find the blaze for the treasure.

  • holyrain editz
    holyrain editz 5 days ago

    Lol sound like one piece

  • Andres Valencia
    Andres Valencia 5 days ago

    The montage looks like a married couple arguing

  • Sol Crim
    Sol Crim 5 days ago

    If the blaze is white and there is a water fall and the chest is wet,look behind the water

  • Sol Crim
    Sol Crim 5 days ago

    Why drive but instead swim or boat down

  • xXgetbodiedXx XD
    xXgetbodiedXx XD 5 days ago

    Best show on TVclip/Netflix

  • unicorn queen
    unicorn queen 5 days ago +1

    Who is scrolling through the comments to see if they found it.......
    Oh wait just me

  • OkayNinaa
    OkayNinaa 5 days ago +1

    lol who else thought of jamal finding the rollerworld money

  • Rae-Ann
    Rae-Ann 6 days ago

    a blaze could mean a trail mark, not a patch of white

  • Jesus Christ
    Jesus Christ 6 days ago +1

    Maybe the treasure is the outdoors

    CoRE PoTATO 6 days ago

    The white of the water falling

  • Keara mcdonnell
    Keara mcdonnell 6 days ago

    A blaze is a white rectangle on a tree signifying a straight path.

  • Elle Kunkel
    Elle Kunkel 6 days ago

    Sometimes a blaze is just a mark of paint on a tree to mark where a trail is. In the places I’ve hiked and seen, the blazes are normally white. 👍

  • Fury Fire
    Fury Fire 6 days ago

    Could you guys do like 5 parts to this? I just may be the most curious person about this treasure. 😂

  • Lynze Stager
    Lynze Stager 6 days ago

    That lawyer wants some of that treasure just saying.

  • Luci Plus
    Luci Plus 7 days ago +1

    i just imagine someone found it and replaced it with rocks or somethin idk

  • Mia Elizzabeth
    Mia Elizzabeth 7 days ago

    You guys were so close, please do more of this. I believe you would have found it

  • Rainbow Quartz 2.0 Best Fusion

    There should be a petition for Ryan and Shane to have their own detective comedy show on Netflix. It would be so funny but also really cool

  • Kalli Softball
    Kalli Softball 7 days ago

    Y’all should have looked behind the waterfall because it was white and it is kinda down below

  • Caleb Scott
    Caleb Scott 7 days ago

    Blazes are typically markers on trees or rocks used to signify a trail

  • Stephanie Thompson
    Stephanie Thompson 7 days ago

    Get game theory on this

  • LJ B
    LJ B 7 days ago

    Freakin square rocks

  • mary daniel
    mary daniel 7 days ago +4

    ryan really did all that research but doesn’t know that a blaze is a white mark carved into a tree

  • Yeah Nah For Sure
    Yeah Nah For Sure 8 days ago

    They should make a mini series of trying to find the treasure!!

  • Haze 420
    Haze 420 8 days ago

    Understanding Hiking Trail Markers. ... While those of us who don't venture into the backcountry on a regular basis may know the term best in its figurative sense, in the wilderness, a blaze is a type of marking that establishes a trail for other hikers.

  • Klumsy Klutz
    Klumsy Klutz 8 days ago

    We have yamashita treasure in the philippines

  • alexughh meteora
    alexughh meteora 8 days ago

    wow i love uncharted

  • Jessica C
    Jessica C 8 days ago

    Please, do a part two!

  • Brixn240
    Brixn240 8 days ago

    What if he just lied to the whole world to get them to go out and enjoy nature

  • Oh Nuggets
    Oh Nuggets 8 days ago

    You guys were in my state WHAT?!?!?!?!

  • R. Sofio
    R. Sofio 8 days ago

    You guys literally went right where I did last year. lol Taos is an amazing place to star gaze...but NO treasure.

  • oliviawa1000
    oliviawa1000 8 days ago +3

    i too need a hobby that involves pointing a big maps with retractable pointers and coming up with crazy theories with a friend

  • Marloes Brouwer
    Marloes Brouwer 8 days ago

    I thought blaze would mean blazing sun….

  • Juulintraincars
    Juulintraincars 8 days ago

    What if he didn’t drive

  • latino savage
    latino savage 8 days ago

    12:15 if you keep watching on the upper left side, youll see a ghost

  • Ayo MazRotti
    Ayo MazRotti 8 days ago

    His memoir should have been titled "Another White Guy that Stole from and Exploited Indigenous Cultures for Profit ".

  • fatima zara
    fatima zara 9 days ago

    There’s a museum called Molly Brown House Museum, located in Colarado, which was one of the states that the treasure may lie. Molly Brown was a person, and it’s a museum about her home; this could explain why the Brown in the poem had a capital b. Home of Brown. Idk if that actually means anything, but it’s a weird coincidence.

  • Lindsay Duet
    Lindsay Duet 9 days ago

    I’m thinking the blaze means a spot where the sun hits the rocks or the fall, something like that

  • Mountain View777
    Mountain View777 9 days ago

    Has Anyone Thought that perhaps it's in a Rock Overhang? It's NOT Buried... It's simply "HIDDEN" so... What does Hidden Mean... Simple.. And Very Obvious... It's Hidden in PLAIN SIGHT... ;) It's in a Shallow Rock OVERHANG... Where a 10x10x5 box would fit... So If you see a Shallow ROCK Opening or a place where you might Smoke a Joint and KNOW that you are hidden from Passers buy.. That is where I would Hide it.. Think where Would You Hide your STASH... ;) That is where Forrest Fenn's Treasure is Hidden.. In that Special Place you would Blaze Up... That KNOW ONE WOULD WASTE THEIR TIME VENTURING INTO... That is where the Treasure Rest... ;)

  • Faith Castillo
    Faith Castillo 9 days ago +1

    What if there never was a treasure but it was just a way to make people explore nature and go out there🤔

    ALICIA BODHERT 9 days ago

    Ryan is so smart omg

  • Kalo Koala
    Kalo Koala 9 days ago

    It's inside a tree, how I now I can not tell.

    • Kalo Koala
      Kalo Koala 9 days ago

      Ps. it was inside the tree in front of the white rook.

  • Micahisadinosaur
    Micahisadinosaur 9 days ago

    Makes it sound like the place you find the treasure isn't somewhere you want to stay for any prolonged period of time especially considering the cold water its probably near. Anyone confident in their swimming?

  • NerdCupcake
    NerdCupcake 9 days ago +1

    He mentioned it being wet. And the blaze, maybe being white. Like rushing water from a waterfall? I would’ve looked behind the waterfall.

  • tiziobello
    tiziobello 10 days ago

    hmm. to me it sounds like the brown creek=take the dirt track, sounds like there's some gay loving happening here.

  • Gracie G
    Gracie G 10 days ago

    maybe white blaze is the colour the flowers aer at a specific time of year

  • Gracie G
    Gracie G 10 days ago

    maybe the blaze is the white colour the water turns when going down the water fall and he hinted its wet

  • Marissa Romero
    Marissa Romero 10 days ago

    I live in Red River 😁

  • The Pink Frog
    The Pink Frog 10 days ago +1

    It's behind a waterfall. LOL I love the looks, Indaina Jones and Owen Grady!!! Love It! They keep driving and they should be in a boat., The term "Put In" is a boat tearm for puting in where y you tie off or dock.

  • Cayla Stubler
    Cayla Stubler 10 days ago

    Am I the only one that thinks that Fenn lied to play one last trick on everyone? HAHAAHAHHAHAA LIKE THERES REALLY NO TREASURE AT ALL

  • Brittany Weever
    Brittany Weever 10 days ago

    I wonder if it was under that rock.

  • Yang Xiao Long
    Yang Xiao Long 10 days ago

    Three things. What if the treasure was really just the treasure of exploration. And what if where you found the square rock was the right place you just missed it. And if Moreno creek was south on the map, cause I believe he said down the canyon, then it's probably in Moreno Creek somewhere.

  • Nicole Sim
    Nicole Sim 10 days ago +2

    Ryan was ready to break up a fight when Shane looked like he was about to throw hands at the legal team guy 😂

  • Sofia Rose
    Sofia Rose 10 days ago

    Plot twist: it was under the rock Ryan didn’t see anything under

    I'M BATMAN. 10 days ago

    so are we just not gonna talk about the fetish necklace or

  • Turkey Vulture
    Turkey Vulture 10 days ago +2

    "make fun of us on your little subreddits" they know 😂

  • Lourdes Robinson
    Lourdes Robinson 10 days ago

    “Liberty and justice”?😂

  • BecksCald
    BecksCald 10 days ago

    All fairness you've done detailed research. What if it's all just a lie? No reward but people will still go looking and exploring like he wanted.
    What if some of the words are old English? Like Shakespeare's English?
    Maybe the blaze is a campfire? The white smoke when starting/putting out a fire.

    • BecksCald
      BecksCald 8 days ago +1

      +hui fit not just that but Fenn could have picked it up at any point. Yea I agree. Taking a picture with a newspaper of him in his car going to hide it, would have been proof enough I think.

    • hui fit
      hui fit 8 days ago +1

      BecksCald i heard one dude say that fenn had to prove it was legit when people died trying to find it. no evidence just what i heard tho