This week, we’re discussing one of the most famous encounters in the cryptozoological canon. It was on a summer night in July 1924 that a group of gold prospectors in the Mount St. Helens area of Washington state found themselves face to face with a group of “mountain devils” on the trail ahead of them. After a harrowing chase through the trails they had forged, they barricaded themselves in the cabin they had built as a barrage of attacks lasted the entire night. Can this remarkable story really be believed? Could it have been an elaborate hoax? 99 years later, we can only speculate, but speculation is where all the fun is found. Right?


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Hosts Ryan and Jordan deliver terrifying tales of the paranormal and break them down for your listening pleasure.