Silt, Colorado: Bare-Butt Rock Climber Sculpture (Gone)

Sculptor Blaine Peters created a sort of Shuman the Human tribute to rock climbers in 2009 lacking clothes, a face, and hands. The bare butt stirred controversy, with at least one attempt to dress it. Eventually removed.
Directions:
Stands within the town's traffic circle at 9th and Main Sts.
Status:
Gone

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Bare-Butt Rock Climber Sculpture

No longer this sculpture. Now it is a sculpture of two herons. So sad to see this gone. Supposedly it obstructed drivers' view and the mayor said it was also removed to re-brand the town. Removed May 2017.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 07/05/2017]

Rock sculpture.

Bare-Butt Rock Climber Sculpture

The head appears to be back! The sight of a naked mountain climber is actually worth the stop. Right off exit 75...

[Brooke276, 07/05/2011]

Restored after an unfortunate beheading incident earlier in 2011. Artist Blaine Peters created the rock climber sculpture in 2009. July 2013: Photo added.


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