Prince William and Kate Middleton brought Prince George and Princess Catherine to the French Alps for a skiing vacation.

Royal Ski Trip

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took George, 2, and Charlotte, 10 months, away for a snowy holiday last week. This week, the royal couple released a series of pictures from their time on the slopes, including a couple of family portraits with everyone in their snow gear.

It was “the first time the children had played in snow like that before,” a royal source told People magazine. “It was a lovely moment for them as a family. They had a lovely time.”

The series of pictures also featured a string of snaps of Kate attempting to throw snow in her husband William’s face.

The young royal British family arrived midweek in the French Alps, where Press Association photographer John Stillwell took the charming pictures. The photos were released upon the family’s return to the U.K.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are avid skiers are were spotted hitting the slopes together as far back as 2004.

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