Check out the snow sculptures at the International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colo.
Estonia's entry, entitled "Night"
Italy's entry, entitled "Looking up"
The same sculpture, lit up at night
Great Britian's entry, entitled "Somerset Hunky Punks"
A closeup on one of the intricate faces
Breckenridge entry, entitled "Winter fun"
(They won first place!)
Another view with an animal below the innertube
The sculpture at night
Russian entry, entitled "Immortal Spirit of Antiquity"
German entry, entitled "Apacheta-The source where the flow begins"
The scuplture at night
Wisconsin entry, "Wanderer"
A closeup on the sculpture, showing a Monarch butterfly
On a warm, sunny day, the sculptures begin to disappear, drop by drop
Vermont entry, "Fugue"
Mongolia entry, "Mother land"
Finland entry, "Northern Sun"
Another Mongolia entry, "Fight"
A closer look at one of the faces in the sculpture
And a closer look at the horse's head
From France, "Dark Side of the Moon"
On this side, the moon looks happy, but check out the next photo for the "dark side" of the moon...
And this is the moon's "dark side" -- on the attack
Colorado entry entitled "Must be using the wrong bait"
Little does that fisherman know what lies beneath his boat.
Here's a better shot of the serpent below.
Catalona-Spain entry entitled "Vestida de nit-dressed night"
A closer look at the woman's sculpted face
The sculptures will remain on display in Breckenridge until Feb. 2, depending on the weather.