It was following you, they do that quite a lot actually. So I kinda stand still, not really sure what to do. I managed to say something to the effect of "Good morning, we'll be leaving after we eat breakfast," in my less-than-fluent Spanish. (Bear in mind that we were 17/18 at the time). He felt really bad when he realized that he had approached me basically in the same way that a murderer in a horror movie would have. Wide enough to drive a Hummer. He was playing some sort of game in his mind. Then, her dog woke up and started barking - and instantly she started barking along with him too. So down to business I get, perfect trouser placement (only down to just above the knees for those wondering how to poop in the wilderness) and back firmly and securely placed against the tree. Like one time I got mad at the cops because my house alarm went off and they didn't believe I was the home owner when I was in the backyard at night. Actually, he seemed pretty intrigued/excited that tourists had made it that far off the beaten path. Well, you'd be wrong. We got within about 50 feet and yelled out to him, making sure everything was alright. Gotta question if the poster stumbled upon a link to some of the disappearances. [–]299152595 43 points44 points45 points 3 years ago (19 children). One year they were out making their rounds, checking their traps. "What on earth could be taking so long? Hold your britches for the next couple!. Just standing there in the brush, looking at us, with no expression on his face. One user on Imgur collected a variety of tales, shared by other internet users on social media sites, outlining their odd experiences and … Jokes, puns, and off-topic comments are not permitted in any comment, parent or child. I had been passing through this forested area on a old county highway at just about mignight. I had insisted that we carry torches, water, etc, just in case, so we could see okay. At that point, we thought ‘fuck this’. Did the guy end up being normal? more >>, Askreddit is for open-ended discussion questions. I just kept walking past him and he still stood there. Dedicated. We returned to the campsite late at night, with our guy friends in tow. To save weight, instead of packing vodka, they packed purified ethanol, which was close to 190 proof. This gave me some relief, but not much. Why did he continue to talk to you when he knew what you were doing? Got turned in and caught in the field nearby. It killed one of their friends and almost got to another before they dropped it. Just if sound if you breathing and walking. My SIL owns a school and as a graduation trip they go camping to Sequoia National Park. They ended up just walking away and later we heard the sound of deer getting murdered. When we were about 20ish years old, some female friends and I (also female) planned on camping in a canyon at a campsite one summer night. We took his dog with us, it was early spring, the weather was great, everything was awesome. All armed to the teeth of course. I do know that they didn't have garbage service, so you'd be expected to transport your bag of shit and piss and any other trash and sneak it into a public dumpster every time you want to dispose of it. They just know some people's intentions without having to know them as people. Grizzly Man died in the fall. [–]bhermoth12 182 points183 points184 points 3 years ago (1 child), Yeah like who thinks "oh theres a brand new tree house that I obviously didnt build....lets stay the night in here" this some horror movie trope shit lol, [–][deleted] 228 points229 points230 points 3 years ago (2 children), I mean imagine being the kid whose treehouse it was. Not so much because we were in danger of a deranged madman, but because I didn't want to be accidentally shot by some drunken huntsman. [–]Captain_Meekus 34 points35 points36 points 3 years ago (4 children). The sweatshirt was smeared with fresh blood. We probably stared at each other for a hot minute and then the bear went its own way, I forgot the TP so i had to double back, [–]officerbill_ 434 points435 points436 points 3 years ago (6 children), , I forgot the TP so i had to double back. It became silent and I just laid in fear that someone was there. At this point im shitting bricks. They lingered for about 20 minutes shining flashlights around and talking to themselves when my brother put his mouth to my ear and said "If they come towards I want you to turn and run as quickly as you can, don't stop, don't look back, stay off the trail and look for the flashing lights" (I didn't know what he meant by this but that'll come later). We know that often strange people linger around woods, parks, and other desolate areas. ", [–]transpirit 111 points112 points113 points 3 years ago (4 children), [–]FogInTheDog 78 points79 points80 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]captinsaveabro 312 points313 points314 points 3 years ago (33 children). We were traveling very light - carry-on backpacks with the bare bones necessities for camping. They stayed lost for about a week. At night, you see eyes looking back at you, cats screaming in the jungle and all other sort of boogeymen. But knowing this wolf lady was out there nearby was enough to keep us up all night. Then I let the door slip from my hand and shut behind me. One of their last trips before we immigrated was to Northern Siberia, to a very remote region with a whole lot of rivers. ", [–]horsecalledwar 140 points141 points142 points 3 years ago (0 children). The return is going to be mostly uphill, and it's starting to heat up even more. Fortunately one of them hit the heart and that did the grizzly in. Not so much creepy but definitely nerve racking and embarrassing. I dont have my torch with me but I do have my fone out and its screen is bright (back before we had the torch app on smartphones). [Serious] Hikers, campers, and outdoors people of reddit, what is the scariest/creepiest/most unnerving encounter you have had with another person in the wilderness? We where camping like half a miles from a old abandoned mine shaft quite cool. As it turns out, he was a local fisherman who had been fishing off the bridge over the tailrace and he was wondering why the power company hadn’t started back-pumping into the lake yet, because they usually started a little before 11 and that was what always drew in the big striped bass. So you are someone's creepiest experience. Thank you for this. I had managed to sleep pretty well after first hearing the hog hunters when I woke up to my brother squeezing my shoulder firmly, saying "wake up, put your shoes on quick and follow me, be as quiet as you can." Naked guy is well-known around here.". Hauling the wood there is pretty easy if you take a little every day. Ever. Creepy SAR/Wilderness stories If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. So I walk a little farther and can see that the road is curving to the right. I thought about it later and figured these dudes were cooking some drugs in that tent and did not expect anyone to show up there. I turn around now and what I see surprises, but releives me also.. So when he was out on guard duty, they packed a bunch of guys up in a truck and drive outside the gate of the base. The first part of the hike was all downhill as we descended into a valley, and we started to get concerned after we hit the first mile marker and he is still about 20 feet behind us. Two friends and I are sitting chatting by the fire when one of my friends notices a light in the distance, behind our campsite. but in the middle of the eerie darkness, and the wind- he stopped abruptly and started yelling at me. Fast forward what was probably another 3 hours, around 2am. Edit: here are the pictures of the treehouse more >>, Comment replies consisting solely of images will be removed. We concluded that due to the land once being used for farming it was likely they were cow bones. Yeah, I kind of feel that OP is the bad guy in this situation. Started off creepy for me, but it was actually pretty cool. ", [–]Lefty_Leftfield 42 points43 points44 points 3 years ago (8 children). d, [–]omahaspeedster 55 points56 points57 points 3 years ago* (0 children). [–]NZT-48Rules 67 points68 points69 points 3 years ago (7 children). (The pit only has sand and gravel). I didn't necessarily feel threatened by them, and I know for sure my brother didn't, but I still felt uneasy about the whole thing. See more ideas about creepy, creepy but true, creepy stories. Yes! When my buddy joined the Air Force, one of the first places he got stationed was Howard Air force Base in Panama. [–]AutoModerator[M] [score hidden] 3 years ago stickied comment (0 children). The best Reddit No Sleep stories 1) ... communications between people that slowly grow to reveal some creepy and unsettling facts. I think it really depends on how spread out the campsites are. While I was packing the tent, I looked up, and saw a man with a machete approaching. I never really cared for rest stops after that. No cell reception and I'm not from Montana so I don't really know where tf we are. [–]Extrasherman 29 points30 points31 points 3 years ago (2 children). Stories may be fiction or non. The online community known as Reddit will stop at nothing to plumb the sum total of human experience.That means the good, uplifting stuff and the unsettling, possibly horrifying stuff.And on Reddit, creepy stories abound. My mistake, I was trying to recall an old post i saw about the differences. [–]TwoGeese 123 points124 points125 points 3 years ago (7 children), [–]PM_CONSPIRATITIES 68 points69 points70 points 3 years ago (4 children), [–]thutruthissomewhere 39 points40 points41 points 3 years ago (5 children). Apparently there was some bird of prey right above him in that tree because a few seconds later there were some unholy loud and weird sceeching sounds coming from 3 meters above pissman. Who knows. I think they probably looked like they belonged in the movie "Deliverance.". [–]rewayna 45 points46 points47 points 3 years ago (0 children), As a bonus he could've stolen some shit too :D, [–]Beachy5313 142 points143 points144 points 3 years ago (120 children), A grizzly had eaten a woman in her tent one site over. Three of us start looking around, one guy around where we parked, another on the trail, and I head to the peak where we hang out. Would you try that drug again, why or why not? Pissman sounds like the worst super hero ever. Fishing, playing army, etc.. And now I'm very glad I live in an east coast usa city where we just have squirrels with no fear of humans. Fucking scared the shit out of me. We'd travel in our little RV and we would stop overnight in rest stops along the way. Holy shit!! So we're on the menu if they're hungry or if they just had a fight with their bear wife and are in a bad mood. He said you might meet up with the guy in the next area if you both happen to be walking toward each other at the time. And that's my story of the midnight mystery shitter. [–]willfulCatholic 128 points129 points130 points 3 years ago (9 children), I saw an honest-to-goodness grizzly bear there, [–]jeoepepeppa 61 points62 points63 points 3 years ago (8 children), [–]Forgive_My_Cowardice 131 points132 points133 points 3 years ago (4 children), [–]elainemarieseinfeld 97 points98 points99 points 3 years ago (3 children), [–]potato1sgood 27 points28 points29 points 3 years ago (2 children). [–][deleted] 47 points48 points49 points 3 years ago (5 children). When we saw the game warden truck my brother signalled them with the light and pointed them in the direction the hunters had gone and the guy sped off shining his spotlight through the woods. Is that a dangerous enough business that they'd kill you for witnessing it or would they just tell you to fuck off? The family was always trading guns, cars bikes and the screaming sound had stopped was a rough... 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