~# The Scariest Place in the West #~

The Robb Canyon Story
In the early 1970's the mutilated bodies of a woman and 3 men were unearthed in this, at the time, remote high desert canyon in west Reno. To this day, the murders have not been
solved, and several visiting psychics feel the dead may be attempting to engage the living to solve their gruesome murders.Currently the canyon sits below a city park, and the mesa-top high above is speckled with houses. Over the years, residents have reported seeing strange lights and hearing very disturbing sounds, including a bloodcurdling scream, that "you will never forget for the rest of your life" echoing up the canyon. Although many long time residents of the area are reluctant to talk about what they have experienced, it is hard to not find someone without a personal account of paranormal activity. Although many other west Reno parks are crowded in summer evenings; you will never see any one in here after sunset.

Reportedly, both the Reno Police Department and Washoe County Sheriff's office no longer respond to calls to investigate the disturbances in the canyon, and oftenly say "just close your window and stay out of that canyon at night".
When paranormal investigators enter the canyon, they are hit with an immediate and overwhelming feeling of dread and fear, causing many "premature" endings to their investigations.
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In a narrower part of the canyon up stream from the bridge, Shadow Men have appeared to both Investigators and fixed infrared cameras. The phenomena seem
to center around the large dead tree next to the creek. Many reports of a horrible and prolonged scream emulate from this general area.This is also the area that "cold spots" are usually reported and physical contact felt. EVP recordings made here have produced low level "chant-like" whisperings.In a terrifing session in the fall of 2005, Mike Blankenship, an Investigator from Kansas was knocked to the ground here and held down for a few seconds by an unseen and unrecorded force.


January 24, 2011

Nausea, Ghostly Black Mass and Shadow Man

Me and my brother went down into the canyon on Saturday night with a camera and a tape recorder. It was really cold in the canyon so we only stayed for a little while. It sounded like there was something in the bushes, but we didn't see anything. After about an hour my brother started feeling really sick, so we bailed. He had horrible nightmares but says he doesn't remember any of them.

When we looked at some of the photographs today, there's this weird black area in front of some bushes that we didn't see when we were down there. The moon had been very bright and I think we probably would've just seen it. Who knows. The shadow is in some pictures, but not in others.

We don't have a digital recorder, but when we turned up the volume on one of the taped "sessions", it sounds like there's a very quiet "moaning" going on in the background. Kind of spooky.

R and A