Breckenridge residents want popular, wooden troll sculpture removed

Breckenridge’s is however its lifespan might make cut short, as it seems the troll might soon fall victim.

The buzz about media has been intense since the roughly troll, constructed of reclaimed wood, came up the Wellington Trail in Breckenridge for a summer arts festival.

The pun ’s name is “Isak Heartstone,” given him by his creator, Danish artist Thomas Dambo, who’therefore built the sculpture for a 40,000 commission from Breckenridge Creative Arts for the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts, that conducted Aug. 10-19. The idea has been to leave up the pun provided that he can defy the weather and isn&rsquo.

Since its invention, the Breckenridge troll has been featured in news coverage from the majority of Colorado’s major TV news channelsradio channels  and travel publications, together with ewspapers. With all that attention though, the troll has been taking a serious toll on a few of the local homeowners at the Wellington neighborhood that are fed up with the things they describe as “literally hundreds” of all troll seekers coming in their neighborhood on a daily basis. This traffic has caused security issues, prohibited parking and littering, a lack of solitude and a host of other issues, they state.

Read more about the troll controversy on Summit Daily.

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