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DENVER — Every year we tell you stories about people who have gone missing in the mountains.

Sometimes searchers find them. Sometimes they don’t.

But we don’t often think what happens after the rescuers go home. Whatever becomes of the victims and the families left behind?

These are the questions a Colorado man has examined, and in the process, has uncovered mysterious phenomena.

It’s one that FOX31 Denver’s Tammy Vigil says you should pay close attention to when you head into the high country.