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I agree with balanced mama -- if a ski school will accept them, then they're old enough. In the countries I know (Austria, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Italy), ski classes start around 3 years of age. It's not really an age (or height!) limit though -- it boils down to the child's motor skills.
I've seen a four year old go racing down the slopes faster than I'd ever dare. The parents (close family friends) rented skis and boots to fit him and signed him up for a class at Whistler. In some communities, kids are on skis just about as soon as they can walk (and there is enough snow on the ground) if you get high enough on the slopes and far enough ...
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