Several folks around town have sighted the strange “campers” Brother Louis saw previously. In each case, they were in groups of two or three, standing around like they were posted on lookout. In each case, they were conspicuously inconspicuous. Likewise, by the time law enforcement got to the area, they had skedaddled into the woods.
After some other problematic campers the Forest Service has dealt with in recent years, Mr Singh is asking the nobody engage these folks. Instead, note the time, and if you have a GPS app, note the coordinates as best you can.
Folks living along the South Ridge are advised to treat this like the Grizzly scare of ’93: it’s probably nothing to worry about, but better safe than sorry.