The Treacherous Treasure Hunt of Forrest Fenn

  • Published on Sep 7, 2018
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Comments • 13 279

  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network  2 months ago +8603

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

  • Akiraa Andriola
    Akiraa Andriola 23 hours ago

    What if there is no box

  • Aevan Aguirre
    Aevan Aguirre Day ago

    the case of the missing plane of the malaysian airlines

  • My Bed Is Moist
    My Bed Is Moist Day ago

    What if the chest is behind the waterfall

  • Damatrio
    Damatrio Day ago

    I'm sorry but all I can imagine is Shane using treasure money to buy himself a mansion for a singular hotdog. Like just one hotdog sitting in a big mansion on a little throne. It would have a crown and a septer and would be glorious

  • Aysha Yates
    Aysha Yates Day ago

    Lmao the lawyer was reading off a blank sheet of paper 2:15

  • Ducles Show
    Ducles Show Day ago

    There is a real life Indiana Jones though


    This show bruh 😂

  • Simione Ngatuvai

    Please do the 'Madaleine Mccann case' extremely interesting and daunting

  • Mikayla
    Mikayla Day ago

    try to find the lost dutchman's treasure next!! superstition mountains in Arizona

  • Jean Micheal
    Jean Micheal Day ago

    Use a metal detector

  • Hellie Trenner
    Hellie Trenner Day ago

    Can't a blaze mean a mark on a tree?

  • Hannah Blackmore

    This is the best episode they’ve ever made

  • Shaik Shafaaq
    Shaik Shafaaq 2 days ago

    Please do a part 2

  • Your oppa’s Girl
    Your oppa’s Girl 2 days ago

    Metal detector ? No ok

  • J-Rae Gaming
    J-Rae Gaming 2 days ago +2

    Ryan is so hot in his Indiana Jones outfit like 🔥🔥🔥

  • Shelby  Kiel
    Shelby Kiel 2 days ago

    Cool video! I like that you guys did something a bit different for this one 👍🏻

  • Rochelle Anne Romero

    What if the treasure was supposed to be for the hunters to experience the outdoors and it's beauty?

  • AlicePoptart
    AlicePoptart 2 days ago

    Well blaze, means like, fire, a strong fire, maybe something orangey
    OR MAYBE NEAR SOME BURNT TREES, or ones that look like it

  • TheTwitchy
    TheTwitchy 2 days ago

    I want a part 2

  • VIPER-06P
    VIPER-06P 2 days ago

    This got my mom and I trapped into this madness. Thanks buzzfeed

  • cali m
    cali m 2 days ago

    Moreno is my last name so I just found out that my name is basically
    Calista - Brown. Charlie Brown who?

  • Alone Forever
    Alone Forever 2 days ago

    watch it be under the marble crystal thing they found lol

  • allahu snackbar
    allahu snackbar 3 days ago

    i found the box, and only took half the treasure and left the other half
    for the next person to find. I hope the next person to find it does the
    same thing. I did take the frog, its so cute

  • Nitwex
    Nitwex 3 days ago

    Does anyone know why they black out the faces?

  • jake scalli
    jake scalli 3 days ago

    I would’ve checked that river more thoroughly than you guys did lol

  • Daniel Albers
    Daniel Albers 3 days ago

    Yellow stone would make sense in terms of warm water because of the whole mega volcano thing

  • Frommy Window1
    Frommy Window1 3 days ago

    I give you clue guys
    Latitude=45 degrees 0'39.8''(45.011) north

  • Stebb Dogg
    Stebb Dogg 4 days ago

    Samuel little

  • O.K.Kutie
    O.K.Kutie 4 days ago

    Finding a needle in a hat stack is easy. Burn the hay.

  • Ghost Recon
    Ghost Recon 4 days ago

    Metal Detector!!!!!

  • Tyler Barton
    Tyler Barton 4 days ago

    Discovered this channel a few days ago, and I've been binging all week! Keep up the good work! Might I suggest you guys tackle the Mystery of the Mary Celeste next season?

  • Valerie Freeman
    Valerie Freeman 4 days ago

    Never underestimate the tenacity & physicality of an 80 year old man hiding his highly sought after treasure. Especially one who spent his years in the wilds of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado & New Mexico.

  • Valerie Freeman
    Valerie Freeman 4 days ago

    Kenneka Jenkins,amp.html

  • Lurid Phaesporia
    Lurid Phaesporia 4 days ago

    @BuzzFeed Unsolved Network 19:35 he mentioned the trail would be obscure? Wow where did you find that out??

  • Xandria Palomar
    Xandria Palomar 5 days ago +1

    I feel like there should be a buzzfeed unsolved true crime episode on xxxtentacion

  • ana karen
    ana karen 5 days ago

    Could it be very possible that someone could have found the treasure but didn’t tell anyone. Like there isn’t a rule that says “tell everyone you found the treasure”.

  • Plug 'n Play
    Plug 'n Play 5 days ago

    *Ryan, playfully and jokingly:* What if we run into fellow treasure hunters? Ready for a tussle? Haha

  • I'll Help You
    I'll Help You 5 days ago

    Look in the trees like inside them😂😂😂

  • EmoKpopTrash
    EmoKpopTrash 5 days ago

    Why do I literally want them to find it more than I would want myself to find it?

  • Joe Beaumont
    Joe Beaumont 5 days ago

    Oi oi if blazes is white what about the rapids the water is white

  • c woolfork
    c woolfork 5 days ago

    You guys should investigate the unsolved murder of Edna M. Posey! The case is both grisly and bizarre! A man was convicted of Edna's murder, but he was later retried and found not guilty. So who murdered and mutilated poor Edna? Inquiring minds want to know!

  • Josybo
    Josybo 5 days ago

    could the blaze not be some kind of trail blaze, it could be higher up on a tree or something?

  • Shaik Shafaaq
    Shaik Shafaaq 5 days ago

    Don’t give up guys , I believe in you day you will find the treasure 💰
    Try Again

  • woo ski
    woo ski 6 days ago +1

    Everyone is wrong. He never said it was under lava, and lava is in the nether which just so happens to have blazes. Also since water is not wet makes it so lava can be. Also to make the portal to the nether you can go into a canyon where obsidian lies. Finally Montana is also known as Hanna Montana which was known to have good songs that are lit, which fires get lit which leads to the nether. He might want to lie in the nether fortress because there are other people who did and became wither skeletons which he might strive to be. My theory is definitely correct but might have more space for confirmation so comment and like this comment so they can see and go find the treasure.

  • Adam Dickinson
    Adam Dickinson 6 days ago

    Spoiler alert: they don't find it

  • EJ
    EJ 6 days ago

    “Not far, but too far to walk” swim.

  • pam riggsby
    pam riggsby 6 days ago

    Couldn't a blaze be a mark on a tree of a rock?

  • Awesome Person
    Awesome Person 7 days ago

    6:35 I want the fu***** treasure

  • enderboyslayer _18
    enderboyslayer _18 7 days ago

    What if when they found a square thingy they cut the video and succesfully found the treasure and then they looking for a rock that almost like a perfect square shape and then they roll the camera and the camera man was the one who carriy the box and they make a fake ending just Like what they said on the last scene.

  • meg1124
    meg1124 7 days ago +2

    I think the area with the white rock was super promising!!

  • The Indigo Papillon - Online School of Metaphysics

    You boys need a metal detector

  • Oliver Powell
    Oliver Powell 7 days ago +1

    Spoiler... they find a square rock

  • Elder Garcia
    Elder Garcia 7 days ago

    Why didn't yall take a metal detector

  • Max Duggan
    Max Duggan 7 days ago

    You guys should do this another time but with more research

  • eli the creator
    eli the creator 7 days ago

    *theres a lot of shrubbage*

  • Rachel H
    Rachel H 7 days ago

    what if the chest was just wrapped or disguised to look like a rock? which is why people have ‘seen’ it or been within a certain distance, but they didn’t realise that that’s what it was? realistically, i doubt its just a big box sitting out in the open, maybe it is bronze or whatever but underneath a layer of rock.

  • Aisyah Azmi
    Aisyah Azmi 8 days ago +1

    Just saying,, that one of the last line in poem says "it'll worth the cold" or something,, it kept bugging me like when the weather gets cold like winter or night time u might see it in a different light.. n the line where he said lay to rest or something is maybe something like a clearing or a safe place or with a nice view,, what i meant is maybe u need to relate it to fenn himself, what he loves or how he can 'continue' his adventure in the afterlife

  • kosmique
    kosmique 8 days ago

    its 100% behind a waterfall... its clichee af and fits the poem.

  • Noel Smith
    Noel Smith 8 days ago

    What if he didn't even hide any treasure and just wanted people to get out and explore

  • hossel they suspended me i am

    Ep 2 pls

  • Doug Dyring
    Doug Dyring 8 days ago +1

    What about blazing water?

  • Joscelyn Flores
    Joscelyn Flores 8 days ago

    Woooo!! I wish I would have seen you guys there!!

  • Caleb Green
    Caleb Green 8 days ago +1

    They have to make part 2 of this

  • Picket Pants
    Picket Pants 8 days ago

    My husband just said a 'blaze' could be a small chip made in a tree as a trail marker, ie "blazing a trail"

  • Miles Lim
    Miles Lim 8 days ago

    Medal detector?

  • Jerrold Wilfling
    Jerrold Wilfling 8 days ago

    hay i love that you achoo tryed to find the tresher

  • frogquen xx
    frogquen xx 8 days ago

    imagine if the camera man found the treasure lol

  • bella medovich
    bella medovich 8 days ago


  • Melee-Levi
    Melee-Levi 8 days ago

    Can we get another series for this pleaseeee?

  • Jeremy Steele
    Jeremy Steele 8 days ago +1

    Not that it may help but the word Blaze can mean fire, and speed. So my guess would be the check if anything was burnt or was an area known for wildfires, or to look at the speed of any nearby water formations such as lakes, rivers, ponds, and streams. When considering Blaze as speed, it would mean fast speed. I'm not sure about this but the word meek can describe the sounds of wildlife such as deer and foxs and sometimes bears, but that is all the information I have right now and if it helped you or not we could only tell if you make another video

  • №½ ₱€£$©Π™

    My pastor passed away looking for this treasure

  • Lilyann Hames
    Lilyann Hames 8 days ago

    idk but at 25:10 there’s a tree w weird marks on it maybe it’s there ??

  • BEEENZ ChickenWing
    BEEENZ ChickenWing 8 days ago


  • Brad Heckman
    Brad Heckman 8 days ago

    It’d be hilarious if that rock was the chest and they just screwed up

  • ExtremelyNerdy Loser

    "Put in" below the home of brown. If the Moreno river is the home of brown, you need to put in a boat. Putting in could be referencing to floating down the Moreno river on a boat, since he was a fisher and all that. Also floating in a boat is a lot less physically taxing for an eighty year old man to accomplish in one afternoon.

  • César Danilo Mejía Rúa

    Ryan and Shane: *Looking desperately for the treasure*
    Forrest: *W H E E Z E*

  • Kyle  Campo
    Kyle Campo 8 days ago

    Why do I feel like it's inside or near that square rock 🤔
    Hey!! in my defense he said something along the line of if you're smart, look down or something like that, maybe you have to look at the bottom of that rock...😅😅😅

  • Kaycee
    Kaycee 8 days ago

    Fenn probably made it all up to have a laugh

  • Eddie spaghetti
    Eddie spaghetti 9 days ago

    almost busted a nut when he said there was a box but then it was a rock

  • Max Power
    Max Power 9 days ago

    Why didn't you take a metal detector....🤔

  • Lily Bolanos
    Lily Bolanos 9 days ago

    They should create a treasure hunting series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Gulags r' us
    Gulags r' us 9 days ago

    I tapped on the disc to subscribe (since I'm on a phone) then I looked down at the whole long script of words that I don't wanna read but Ii might have to...

  • Asher
    Asher 9 days ago

    You know even if they didn't find the treasure they still brought that town the treasure of tourism cause they've kinda become icons now days, so people will wanna go there and try to find it.

  • Garrett Arnett
    Garrett Arnett 9 days ago

    what if the real treasure is just the friends we made along the way?

  • Aven Wilsenach
    Aven Wilsenach 9 days ago

    lol it’s in Browns Canyon

  • Matteo Zener
    Matteo Zener 9 days ago

    Ruining History Season 2 when?

  • Golf Boy
    Golf Boy 9 days ago +4

    Just noticed the wheeze mug, (wheeze)

  • Dh Sf
    Dh Sf 9 days ago +2

    I just remembered a blaze is a white marking on a tree to show people the way to something

  • Jiro Palma
    Jiro Palma 9 days ago +1

    Make a part 2 finding it

  • ツajju
    ツajju 9 days ago

    I'm pretty sure it's camouflaged somewhere at 26:22

    • Meh_1819
      Meh_1819 9 days ago

      is it me or does it look like a chest

    • Meh_1819
      Meh_1819 9 days ago

      look in front of the man in the indiana jones outfit

    • Meh_1819
      Meh_1819 9 days ago

      it is

  • Ryan Goodwin
    Ryan Goodwin 9 days ago


  • Dakota Martin
    Dakota Martin 9 days ago

    It is probably fake and he just wanted you to look

  • Danthood30
    Danthood30 9 days ago

    Try again with a metal detector

  • Dehydrationz
    Dehydrationz 9 days ago

    It’s buried under the marble rock

  • Lily Roeun
    Lily Roeun 9 days ago

    One thing is for sure: That treasure is still out there somewhere, for nobody knows where.

  • Max Power
    Max Power 9 days ago

    I love that they swear. It makes me giggle and I also get to learn something. Keep em coming guys.

  • Robert D. Galvan
    Robert D. Galvan 10 days ago

    Who was in 200ft of the treasure and how did they know that?

  • Captain Caterpillar
    Captain Caterpillar 10 days ago

    Why wouldn’t you guys bring a metal detector?

  • Christie Knowles
    Christie Knowles 10 days ago

    There are maple trees that have a fall color resembling a fire blaze. Autumn blaze, October glory, Mesa Glow are just a few. What if the box is at the base of a flame colored maple by a waterfall....