Bigfoot Sighting Near Pittsburgh

Posted by Xavier Ortega | February 17, 2011 5

A new Bigfoot sighting has been reported in the woods around Pittsburgh. According to the report that I read on the Examiner this morning, a man by the name of Sam reported seeing a large hairy bipedal creature walking with ease through the deep snow. He called the local Bigfoot investigators, who were out in the field taking photographs and collecting data.

Below are some of the investigation’s photos provided by Examiner’s Robin Swope on his page:

Above is the area of the sighting.

Full source: Examiner

It was early Tuesday morning February 8th 2011, Sam was just exiting route 60 at about 7:45AM and about to turn into the PA turnpike when something odd caught his attention.

The intersection was in the middle of a rolling landscape with hills on every side. The tenacious winter weather of the season had coated the hills with much snow, and every hill was glistening white in the early morning sun. But to his left a large dark brown figure stood out in stark contrast to the colorless background. It was a massive dark brown humanoid figure, trudging its way effortlessly through the deep snow that covered the hillside to his left. Sam was shocked and amazed. The figure was familiar to him, he had seen it so many times before on documentaries and cable television specials. He was watching a Bigfoot creature first hand from about 100 yards away.

At the initial glance, his car had continued on the ramp, Sam quickly put it in reverse and backed up a few feet to get a better view.

The large figure was dark brown, like that of a dark tree bark. It was very tall and lanky, and with three quick strides it disappeared from sight into the trees to its left. Its movements were hulking and lumbering, with its arms swinging side to side as if to aids it great mass up the hillside. The creature moved incredibly fast, for within an instant, it was gone. The whole sighting lasted anywhere from 15 to 30 seconds.

Within the hour Sam was on the phone with Eric Altman, Director of the PA Bigfoot Society to relate what had transpired. On Friday February 11th, Eric and Chris Brinker began the on site investigation. Following are some excerpts from his preliminary investigation:

“Based on a map of the area and the witness description of where he stated he was, we found a back road above the hillside from where we thought the witness sighted the creature. We arrived at 10:30 am. We parked the vehicle on the side of a snowy road. Weather conditions were 12 degrees, aproximately 1 to 2 inchesof snow on the ground and sunny. We loaded up a video camera, 35 mmcamera and bincoulars. We entered the woods from above after walking a short distance on a private driveway.

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  • bigpunkdrummer

    The left footprint (unless this Bigfoot was one legged) looks like a shoe imprint (where the ice has melted) Heel-arch-front. They could have done anything to the surrounding snow…..I have always wanted to believe in Bigfoot, but I have a hard time taking footprints seriously. So easily faked. At least faking an actual Bigfoot takes some skill and makes you think twice.

  • bigpunkdrummer

    *and if the pic is of the Bigfoots LEFT foot, then why didn’t he photograph the right?. The snow around both just look the same at the top..

  • Sean

    Maybe it was Ben Roethlisberger looking for women?

  • Trudging effortlessly thru the deep snow

    Weather conditions were 12 degrees, approximately 1 to 2 inches of snow on the ground


    Which one of these things is not like the other

    Do-do-do-do da-da-do

    Just to point out, that first picture is what most of PA looks like, forest.

    As for credibility, I’m not sure but there is flintlock deer season until Feb 15 as well as archery. Especially archers get dressed up in some pretty exotic looking camo. Furthermore, people are terrible at judging speed.

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