Gardiner Montana was hinted at in the Forrest Fenn book too far to walk. Fenn speaks of a dream he had walking around Gardiner Inland (notice the spelling). Early back in 2011 I spent time looking in this area. I kept looking here for almost four years. Made at least thirty different explorations of the area and I feel it is not in Gardiner nor on the Yellowstone river nor any of the creeks in that area. Yes, Gardiner is a hint but not because it is there. Forrest would not give the area away so easily. From his dream to Devil’s slide or from Brown’s put in to Yankee Jim’s canyon or Joe Meek to the newsman who floated down through the his canyon, they all have merit but no secreted place. So is there a hint in all this yes I believe there is and I am going to share the reason with you.
I have come to believe the hints are far more than Fenn would give if it were there. He said the hints in the book are general just to help identify a clue. Not his exact words but if you have studied you will know everything you need to know is in the poem. Devils slide, Gardiner is not in the poem, Brown and meek are and maybe Sphinx Creek. Every place in the Rockies is a possibility so of course it could be around Gardiner I thought so for over three years but now I have found what I feel is the connection.
Posted on April 4, 2017 by Train Lover The Northern Pacific was proud to call Gardiner the “original entrance to Yellowstone National Park” and, from 1903 until Union Pacific built to West Yellowstone in 1908, the only one reached by a railroad. These postcards show views in and around Gardiner.
Teacher, counselor, therapist, coach and a treasure hunter with 40 years of teaching and coaching people from kindergarten to sports professionals. Helping people achieve their goals is what I do. I taught K-12 and university level in Physical Education, Biology, life skills, and transitions. I have a Masters in Social Work with a mental health concentration and worked with families, adolescents, and chemically dependent groups.
Treasure hunting is my new passion for the last eight years.
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