So this guy who is a Search and Rescue for the US Forrest Service decided to post some stories to reddit about his experiences. Some creepy stories of people disappearing without a trace and some just sad shit about people who were found dead. Either way this was pretty crazy to read. I got through the first two parts, there are eight in total.
I also read almost all of the comments with the first two parts and the thing that really stood out to me was the mention of staircases in the deep wilderness not only by the OP but by many of the commentators. Some said they saw them then later the staircase was gone, all described the staircase very differently and the OP said he sees one almost every 5 times he goes out (I think it was 5 times).
I was incredibly intrigued by this idea that random fucking staircases are somewhere in the wilderness and make people feel weird as shit when they are around them. There aren't many stories of people going up the staircase, most just get a really bad gut feeling and run. The OP said his trainer just told him to ignore them, he would see a bunch of them throughout his searches and to never go near them or try to go up them.
So my question is, has anyone ever encountered one of these staircases in the wilderness? If so please share.
Here is the link to the first part of this guys stories.