More than five years ago, art collector and author Forrest Fenn decided to hide a treasure chest in the Rocky Mountains. Since then, he says tens of thousands of people have tried to find it.
The 84-year old millionaire, who lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, left clues in his book, “The Thrill of the Chase” — but so far, no one has been successful.
“I think it’s out of control,” Fenn told ABC Albuquerque affiliate KOAT, estimating that 30,000 people looked for the treasure last summer and that 50,000 may look for the treasure this summer.
Fenn has never revealed the value of the treasure chest — which measures 10 inches by 10 inches — but the New Mexico Tourism Department estimates the value to be as much as $2 million…Read More (AbcNews.go.com)