Scrap Metal Yeti.

30-Foot-Tall Yeti Made of Scrap (Gone)

Field review by the editors.

Park City, Utah

Unveiled on Nov. 2, 2013, the Yeti was built by artists Daniel Bell, Jeremy Thomley, and Micah Goddard. Its skeleton was repurposed steel; its shaggy fur was leftover scraps from skis and snowboards; its blue eyes -- which glow at night -- were the bottoms of whiskey bottles; and it held a seat from an old chair lift in its left paw. The Yeti was commissioned by a snowboard and ski manufacturer as a way to recycle its waste material without having to ship it out of state, which would have created a Yeti-size carbon footprint.

The artists considered naming it "Optimus Primal," but settled on the less obvious "Guy."

30-Foot-Tall Yeti Made of Scrap

Hours:
Sept. 2017: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

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