Snow Sculpture

Breckenridge, Colorado 2006

International teams are each allocated a 12' x 12' block of compacted snow and given 4 days to complete a sculpture. Our team of 4 plus one 'snow shoveller' completed a sculpture called 'Faraway' - influenced by Rossetti.


blocks of snow

Day 1 - a large block of snow


snow block 2

Start at the top


snow carving

Hand tools only


snow carving 2

Cutting off excess snow with a barbed chain



Detail of face energing


nearly finished

Night working