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French treasure hunter sues Forrest Fenn’s estate, claimed Fenn moved his loot

Bruno Raphoz is seeking $10 million in a complaint filed last week in U.S. District Court in New Mexico

Crime and Courts

Identity of man who found Forrest Fenn’s treasure chest is revealed

A medical school student from Michigan found an over $1 million treasure chest that was stashed in Wyoming over a decade ago.


Forrest Fenn’s treasure chest hidden in Rocky Mountains has finally been found. Four people died searching for it.

Fenn posted clues to the treasure’s whereabouts online and in a 24-line poem that was published in his 2010 autobiography “The Thrill of the Chase"


A timeless story of hidden treasure led to another, tragic kind of search

This excerpt from writer Robert Sanchez's longform piece "Lost" typifies the exquisitely-told Colorado tales from this anthology of writing from 5280 magazine

Book Excerpts