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Cripple Creek Ice Festival 2017

Massive blocks of ice are being turned into a "Safari in Ice" at the 10th annual Cripple Creek Ice Festival.

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Children take turns sitting on a icy rhino at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival is celebrating 10 years this year. This year's theme, Safari in Ice, will feature a variety animals from lions to rhinos . The event started this weekend and will run through next weekend, when ice sculptors from across the country will finish their works of art. Sculptors Dan Rebholz (right) works on the head of a giraffe while Ben Loveridge works on another section of the SubZero team sculpture on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival is celebrating 10 years this year. This year's theme, Safari in Ice, will feature a variety animals from lions to rhinos . The event started this weekend and will run through next weekend, when ice sculptors from across the country will finish their works of art. Sculptors Dan Rebholz and Ben Loveridge works on the SubZero team sculpture on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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An African hut made from ice blocks is the perfect playhouse for kids at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival. This is the 10th year for the festival and this year's theme is "Safari In Ice". Raymond Lingley pokes his head out the window while attending this weekend's festival with his family on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The event will continue through next weekend in Cripple Creek. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Thomas Barlow works on his sculpture at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Thomas Barlow works on his sculpture at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Treats at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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An African hut made from ice blocks is the perfect playhouse for kids at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival. This is the 10th year for the festival and this year's theme is "Safari In Ice". Raymond Lingley pokes his head out the window while attending this weekend's festival with his family on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The event will continue through next weekend in Cripple Creek. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Thomas Barlow works on his sculpture at the Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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The Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, February 12, 2017. photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazettephoto by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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