May 2, 2014 2:59 pm

WATCH: B.C. man claims video shows possible ‘Sasquatch’ outside Squamish

VANCOUVER – A newly uploaded video to YouTube claiming to show a Sasquatch sighting in Squamish is reigniting the debate on whether the mythical creature is real.

B.C. resident Mr. Lamont, who did not want his first name used, uploaded a video on April 25 called “Possible Sasquatch outside Squamish B.C.”.

Lamont is a wildlife biologist and says he is very familiar with black bears and grizzlies, but this wasn’t either.

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He actually shot the video about two years ago, but never got around to uploading it until now.

“My friend and I were hiking outside Squamish,” he said, “in the Tantalus Range.”

He said when they stopped for lunch on the edge of a cliff with a 1,000 foot drop, they saw what they thought was a man walking in the snow below them.

“There was no backpack, no snowshoes, and that’s a strange area to be in, especially solo,” said Lamont.

The remote area takes about three hours to hike to, and to see what appeared to be a man walking in the snow struck Lamont as “really odd.”

He said to him and his friend, it seemed like a man walking in the snow, although he could not zoom in close enough with his camera to get a clear picture.

“I wouldn’t say [Sasquatch] don’t exist,” Lamont said. “I don’t rule anything out.”

“The fact that there was no backpack and snowshoes, by default it was something non-human.”

Sasquatch expert Bill Miller said he believes what Lamont and his friend saw was not human, but it wasn’t a Sasquatch.

“I’m fairly confident from studying that video it’s a bear,” he said. “The only reason it could be upright is because it’s on a slope.”

However, there have been numerous sightings of what people believe to be a Sasquatch in the Squamish area.

What do you think? Could it be a Sasquatch? Let us know in the comments.

 

 

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