10 episodes

When Forrest Fenn hid a chest full of gold, sapphires, and rubies somewhere in the Rocky Mountains in 2010, he tapped into something deep. It was like the American Dream reduced to its essence—an equal-opportunity quest for a small fortune. What seemed at first like a harmless poem containing nine treasure clues sent thousands on a journey of obsession and desperation. One searcher—Darrell Seyler—gave everything.

New episodes out every Monday. 

Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.
https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 873 Ratings

When Forrest Fenn hid a chest full of gold, sapphires, and rubies somewhere in the Rocky Mountains in 2010, he tapped into something deep. It was like the American Dream reduced to its essence—an equal-opportunity quest for a small fortune. What seemed at first like a harmless poem containing nine treasure clues sent thousands on a journey of obsession and desperation. One searcher—Darrell Seyler—gave everything.

New episodes out every Monday. 

Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.
https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

    $1 Million

    $1 Million

    There’s a hidden treasure worth $1 million up for grabs somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, and nine clues to its location are hidden in a poem. Darrell Seyler knows where it is, but he’ll have to risk everything to go get it.

    Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast, produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

    • 36 min
    $2 Million

    $2 Million

    Gold fever is the single-minded pursuit of treasure. And wow, Darrell has it.

    Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast, produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

    • 29 min
    $3 Million

    $3 Million

    At the heart of this treasure hunt is enigmatic millionaire Forrest Fenn—an amateur archaeologist and professional art dealer. You can’t solve the treasure hunt without understanding Fenn and all the people he’s pissed off over the years.

    Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast, produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

    • 42 min
    $4 Million

    $4 Million

    Darrell’s obsession with treasure goes all the way back to childhood. And it turns out there’s a very good reason for that.

    Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast, produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

    • 34 min
    $5 Million

    $5 Million

    Darrell may be obsessed, but he’s also probably closer to the treasure than any other hunter. Though it’s hard to stay focused when Fenn himself is distracting you.

    Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast, produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

    • 34 min
    $6 Million

    $6 Million

    Darrell’s on the brink, searchers are dying, and the police want Fenn to call the whole thing off. The downsides of giving away a fortune.

    Missed Fortune is an Apple Original podcast, produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
873 Ratings

873 Ratings

Surf4evah ,

You don’t have to forgive the unforgivable

Great story. You guys probably could have found it if you had googled “what is a blaze?” (it’s not an old elk pen in a Google Earth photo, or an aspen grove). But I’m more troubled by the sentiment at the end that Darryl should “forgive” his mom. It’s a sad fact of life that there are evil and manipulative people in the world, and telling them you “forgive” them is just succumbing to their manipulation and self-centeredness. Probably better for victims to come to terms with the fact that some people are just horrible, and it’s not the fault of the people they victimized, nor their duty to “forgive” their abusers. From the interview excerpts, the mom is clearly manipulative and horrible. Best thing Darryl can do is focus on his various kids, and not perpetuate the cycle.

ETS0337 ,

Great storytelling

A great break from true crime podcasts. Just a super interesting story told wonderfully.

bull&$it ,

I’m Addicted

Can’t stop listening. What an intriguing story. I got teary listening to Darryl’s heartbreaking childhood. I’m at $5 Million…I can’t wait to finish. But I know I’ll want more when it’s over. EXCELLENT!! Thank you 🙏

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