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This was going to be our first true ski trip with the kids. We had driven by Kirkwood on the way to Lake Tahoe several times and I always thought it would be a nice place for a ski trip with the kids as it is does not seem as busy as the casino resorts around Tahoe. It also sits higher than the Lake Tahoe resorts. It proved to be a great choice. The meadow below the slopes was a great place to build a snow man. The ski lifts were within walking distance, and the conditions in the second half of March were great. We checked the kids into ski school every day, skied all day, and then picked them up. Philip made great progress on his second day, probably thanks to his ski instructor Carol. He could ski down the beginner slope on his own. ride the chair lift, ...

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Sledding from the roof Myself Building a snowman Philip Destroying a snowman Philip in a snow bunker
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Matthew Philip Matthew Kirkwood meadow Thimble Peak Philip and his ski instructor Carol
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Little skiers Top of our favorite lift - Cornice Express (#6) Radka Radka again Radka yet again Lift towers and The Sisters in the distance
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Sentinel run Radka on the Sentinel trail Skier on Zachary Look out Janek Making a turn
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Kirkwood road Philip practicing the wedge More Philip skiing Matthew getting help from Radka Matthew and Radka on the Funny Bunny Funny Bunny again
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Bunny lift Philip


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