Chilly conditions perfect for annual ice festival

A Celtic mythological fairy named Crystal comes to life though the ice carving skills of Jay Maclaskey during the first weekend of the Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. The theme of this years festival is Mythological Wonderland.  Photo by JERILEE BENNETT,  THE GAZETTE
A Celtic mythological fairy named Crystal comes to life though the ice carving skills of Jay Maclaskey during the first weekend of the Cripple Creek Ice Festival on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. The theme of this years festival is Mythological Wonderland. Photo by JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE
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