Sunday, January 31, 2010

Snow Sculptures

Hey everyone...another busy weekend. On Friday we went up to the mountains to Breckenridge to see the annual snow sculpture display. We usually go on Saturdays but this year we went on Friday because mom is off work now. We got to see how the artists do the work. They start out with giant blocks of compacted snow and make the neatest statues out of them. No power tools are allowed so they are made totally by hand. There were a few ice sculptures that did allow power tools but they were just for decoration, not in the competition. It was a sunny day and I got to walk around alot, if my feet got cold mom picked me up till I wiggled to get back down. We all had fun!

In the car and ready to go

The mountains were very pretty

The tunnel that goes through the Continenal Divide...It is very long we are at Breck

Time to go see some snow statues

The whole pack

First, huge blocks of snow

Then the plan

Time to create

We saw lots of the sculptures getting worked on

We didn't stay overnight this time so we didn't see the final statues but mom found some pictures of a few of them

There were some ice carvings as well

We stopped for a while and enjoyed the sun before we headed back to the car

Mom and Dad enjoyed the snowy scenery on the way home, I...was tired.

I hope all of you pupsters had a wonderful and restful weekend.
Until Next Time,


  1. Wow, those snow sculptures are amazing, those people are so talented.
    That looks like a great day out, you guys over there have so many fun things to do.
    Loving the pic of you with your mum and dad, Mum keeps trying to persuade our dad to grow a beard, your dad looks really cool with one.
    Ahh, fast asleep in your carrier after an exciting day.
    Wags and kisses, Dinah Bridget and Elliot xx

  2. Enjoyed the snow and ice sculptures so much. Thanks for sharing! Great photos, as usual. :)

  3. Draco, those were cool. I've never seen anything like it. Thanks for sharing. I bet you got tired from dealing with the cold too. Beautiful car seat btw and you look adorable sleeping in it.

  4. Gee Draco, you had a great adventure. I wish me and Banjo could have some fun like you. We enjoyed all the pictures. Thanks for sharing.


  5. Draco, thanks for sharing those pictures. Those sculptures were very VERY cool!! It must have been really neat to see them all in person. You have such a great mom & dad to take you to such cool places. :o)

  6. Cool pictures! Those scupltures are ginormous compared to us little chis!

    Woof woof!

  7. Hi Draco,

    Thanks for sharing those beautiful pictures of the snow sculptures. We used to have a house in Breckenridge and that was one of mommy's favorite time of the year.

    She misses Colorado.

    Luv, Riley and Star.

  8. awwww, TQ for sharing those nice sculptures...

    aren't your ears cooooooold????? just wondering