25 Backpackers And Park Rangers Reveal The Creepiest Thing They Found Lurking In The Woods

7. I was completely alone in the woods — but smelt a woman’s perfume

“Following a trail through the snowy woods on a cold winter night. Suddenly, the strong scent of woman’s perfume. Just in one particular spot. I was past it before it really registered. That’s odd, I thought. I stepped back. Yes I could smell it. I took another step, the smell was gone. When I stood in one particular spot I could smell it, but one step either way, there was nothing, and the trail did not intersect with another. I stepped off the trail into the deep snow, and sure enough, no scent to the left or the right. The night was still, no wind.

A chill went down my spine. By this time I was looking around to see if maybe someone was hurt off the trail, or even if there was a body nearby. I called out. No response, called again, listening carefully.

And I stood there, wondering what to do. And then I carried on, with my hair standing up on my neck, looking back over my shoulder.

You know what? I just realized I never looked UP in the trees.” — im_dead_sirius


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