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Summit County John Doe was a man whose skeletal remains were found in the White River National Forest, Colorado in 2016. His skull was discovered by a group of hikers on July 10 of that year in a place called Sky Chutes. The rest of the skeleton and his belongings were discovered on August 3 of the same year.

He is currently undergoing testing by the DNA Doe Project. In October 2020, the project posted an update stating that he may be of Scandinavian descent.


  • Strawberry blond hair.
  • Possibly a smoker.
  • Damage to the skull consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head from a Glock .45 handgun discovered next to the body.

Clothing and accesories

  • A Glock .45 handgun with a destroyed serial number.
  • Three clips of ammunition for a handgun in a ziplock bag.
  • Two plastic water bottles dated February 7, 2012.
  • A high-tech BlackDiamond headlamp.
  • Foot traction devices.
  • A purple/grey Fila backpack.
  • Blue "Life is Good" baseball cap.
  • One Leatherman tool.
  • A wooden-handled hatchet.
  • A dark green, gray, or black Rockport hiking shoe size 11.
  • Black rubber Stabilizers brand yak-tracks.
  • A watch.
  • Grey Garmin GPS case containing a rock.
  • Can of bear deterrent spray.
  • Gold wire-rimmed reading glasses.