May 22, 2015
Rio Chama Campground is 12 miles from highway US84, on Forest Road 151. From Abiquiu, head north and turn left onto FR151 a mile past Mile Marker 227. If you are, instead, coming from Chama, head south and turn right half a mile past Mile Marker 228. There is a sign on US84 that reads "Monastery of Christ" and an arrow pointing to FR151. Once on FR151, the turn-off to the camp site is on the left, exposed and easy to see.Why:
This meeting is for treasure seekers hunting Forrest Fenn's hidden treasure chest. This is an opportunity for people actively seeking Mr. Fenn's treasure to discuss their past hunts, offer advice to new hunters, brag about the terrible dangers they found themselves in when hunting the treasure, sing of their brave deeds, and boast about how much cleverer they are than everyone else there.When:
Arrive May 22, 2015, spend the nights of the 22nd and 23rd at the camp site in the Rio Chama Wilderness, and leave on the 24th.How:
Just show up on Friday or Saturday (whenever you can make it), and find a place to camp. The camp site is "first come, first served:" the site is not likely to be completely occupied, but if it is there is another camp site near-by.Who:
There will be no facilitator for Fennboree 2015. However, Desertphile will handle questions for people who wish to know more about the meeting, including media inquiries.
You will want to bring warm sleeping gear: blankets, pillows, sleeping bag. Also a tent if you don't want to risk being rained upon. Also bring food, water, camp stove, pots, pans, dinner plates, forks, knives, spoons, coffee cups. The picnic tables have benches to sit on, but some people will want to bring their own chairs. Sources of light, such as flash lights and lanterns, are also good to bring. Bring: kitchen matches; gold ingots; treasure maps. If a fire ban is not in effect, some fire wood will be provided. You may also want to bring food to share. Hot cocoa mix is always good to have for people who are not diabetic and/or lactose intolerant; marshmallows to set on fire, if there is no fire ban, is also fun.The Golden Fenn:
Once again there will be a most holy shrine for Golden Fenn to rest his gilded feet upon. The Golden Fenn Shrine will be on display during the entire Fennboree. Consecrated holy offerings suitable for the usual Vietnam-era Air Force fighter pilot may be left here: cans of beer; pin-up girls; whiskey; Lucky Strike cigarettes; LOOK Magazine; etc. Leave anything and everything that might please Golden Fenn and perhaps induce Him to shower down upon you treasure-finding inspiration.Last Year's Fennboree: