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The Treasure is Not in a Mine

Category: Hint

Ty Laughlin, Explorer, CO

16 September 2017

Quote:

“The treasure is not hidden in a mine. A lotta these old mines are dangerous. I mean, they have snakes in ’em, they have black widow spiders!” – Forrest Fenn

“The treasure is not in a tunnel someplace” – FF (Unverified – can’t locate the original source).

Source:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-hunt-for-forrest-fenns-treasure/2/

Re: the tunnel quote. We can’t find the original source, but have seen others cite: (Outside: Live Bravely – August 11, 2015)

 

Mav’s Analysis:

Pay close attention to why Forrest says the treasure is not in a mine… it’s dangerous. If you’re in a place that’s dark, contains snakes / spiders, it’s also probably not the right solve.