Thursday, November 23, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

'Yeti' filmed on slopes of Spanish ski resort


Posted on Sunday, 7 February, 2016 | Comment icon 41 comments

Is there a Yeti roaming the Pyrenees ? Image Credit: CC BY 3.0 Philippe Semeria
A woefully unconvincing Abominable Snowman has turned up in footage recorded at Formigal in Spain.
The creature, which looks suspiciously like a man wearing a Yeti costume, was allegedly seen roaming the slopes of the popular resort where it was caught on camera by a tourist.


"This morning skiing in Formigal with friends we've come across this," the man wrote. "What the hell is it? We've told the ski resort but they haven't taken us seriously."

"I bet there's something on the loose out there. I know what I saw."

The image managed to generate so much attention on social media that the ski resort ended up having to comb its slopes in an effort to reassure visitors that there wasn't anything there.

"We have spoken to the witnesses of the sighting to identify the area in which it took place and after combing the area we have found nothing," said a spokesman. "We believe therefore that there is no cause for alarm and that visitors' security is guaranteed."

The video footage - all three seconds of it - can be viewed below.


Source: Sky News | Comments (41)

Tags: Yeti, Snowman

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #32 Posted by Thorvir Hrothgaard on 9 February, 2016, 23:24
Typical human ignorance. So, you're not human then? Please elaborate. This ought to be downright entertaining. Get the popcorn, fellow posters.
Comment icon #33 Posted by Glacknor on 10 February, 2016, 8:15
I just saw this on TMZ, it must be legit!
Comment icon #34 Posted by Galego on 10 February, 2016, 13:07
http://www.lavanguardia.com/natural/si-existe/20160210/302045775992/yeti-formigal-youtube-cazado.html Some newspapers are assuring that the ski resort staff and Prosegur (a private security) company have killed the "yeti". They have videos of the alleged transport of the corpse. Personally, I think it's a marketing campaign orcherstred by Aramón Formigal. And by the way, Snow Beast in spanish is Bestia de las Nieves. Google translate sucks, people .
Comment icon #35 Posted by Oniomancer on 10 February, 2016, 15:17
http://www.lavanguar...ube-cazado.html Some newspapers are assuring that the ski resort staff and Prosegur (a private security) company have killed the "yeti". They have videos of the alleged transport of the corpse. Personally, I think it's a marketing campaign orcherstred by Aramón Formigal. And by the way, Snow Beast in spanish is Bestia de las Nieves. Google translate sucks, people . Look at that puny little thing. They must be going for the Jaws 3 approach now.
Comment icon #36 Posted by RobertaStack on 10 February, 2016, 20:29
That was just the baby yeti they killed. Now the mother's coming and she's p***ed. You ain't seen nothin' yeti.
Comment icon #37 Posted by DieChecker on 11 February, 2016, 6:02
http://www.lavanguar...ube-cazado.html Some newspapers are assuring that the ski resort staff and Prosegur (a private security) company have killed the "yeti". They have videos of the alleged transport of the corpse. Personally, I think it's a marketing campaign orcherstred by Aramón Formigal. And by the way, Snow Beast in spanish is Bestia de las Nieves. Google translate sucks, people . Poor Pedro goes for a walk in his new white ski suit and some one shoots him for it.
Comment icon #38 Posted by Galego on 11 February, 2016, 16:12
http://www.elmundo.es/f5/2016/02/11/56bc6a3fe2704e75558b4695.html As I said, it was a viral marketing campaign. Orchestrated by Aramón Formigal (the ski resort) and the ski glasses brand Hawkers.
Comment icon #39 Posted by Dino-Mario on 24 February, 2016, 4:21
Well, for a viral campaign, you have to admit it was pretty nicely done
Comment icon #40 Posted by Earl.Of.Trumps on 25 February, 2016, 18:55
Management did a search on the slopes and found no footprints. Adios, amigo! FAKE
Comment icon #41 Posted by Galego on 26 February, 2016, 19:44
Management did a search on the slopes and found no footprints. Adios, amigo! FAKE Of course it's fake. As I pointed out earlier, it was a marketing campaign orchestrated by the ski resort and a brand of ski glasses. I understand that the links I provided are from spanish newspapers, and are, of course, in Spanish. I'm aware that not everyone can read Spanish. But c'mon. Why are we still paying attention to this bull****? It's a ******* publicity stunt. Let's forget it and move on, and stop giving the idiots behind the whole thing the attention they seek.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6036896
259264
171240

 
NASA reveals Cassini 'farewell Saturn' image
11-22-2017
A breathtaking mosaic of the iconic ringed gas giant has been put together by the Cassini mission team.
Mature white crocodile sighted in Australia
11-22-2017
Nicknamed Pearl, the reptile was seen swimming around in the Adelaide River near Darwin on Sunday.
Flat-Earther to launch himself in a rocket
11-22-2017
Self-taught rocket scientist 'Mad' Mike Hughes is hoping to reach 1,800ft in his own steam-powered rocket.
Entire family of mammoths goes on sale
11-21-2017
The skeletons, which include a one-year-old baby, were discovered by builders in Siberia 15 years ago.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
What do we know of the giant squid ?
Posted 11-20-2017 | 1 comment
The giant squid is so elusive that it took until 2004 for someone to photograph a live specimen.
 
Slow motion katana slice
Posted 11-18-2017 | 0 comments
The Slo Mo Guys attempt to slice through a row of water bottles using a katana sword.
 
What happened to the Library of Alexandria ?
Posted 11-17-2017 | 5 comments
What really happened to the vast wealth of knowledge stored in the ancient library ?
 
World's largest sticker ball
Posted 11-14-2017 | 1 comment
This enormous ball of stickers contains somewhere in the region of 200,000 stickers.
 
Caving claustrophobia
Posted 11-10-2017 | 12 comments
A montage of shots from caving in some of the most cramped conditions on Earth.
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Strange occurrences
11-15-2017 | Fife
 
Mysterious music box song
11-15-2017 | U.S.A
 
Haunted military house
10-23-2017 | New Zealand
 
Sleep paralysis or real encounter?
10-18-2017 | United Kingdom
 
Ghost playing with a balloon?
10-18-2017 | Australia
 
Impossible phone call
10-18-2017 | West Virginia
 
Seeing cats
10-18-2017 | Santa Rosa
 
Fourth of July UFO show
10-18-2017 | Hillsboro ND
 
Guardian angel ?
9-13-2017 | Middle of nowhere Iowa
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ