I've talked to a few people who started their kids skiing at 18 months. My daughter almost 2 years old, and while small, is very coordinated. We'll be at Copper next week. Is there any reason it's too early to take her to the hill (not even going on any lifts, just walking up and teaching her to ride down)? Either with real (extremely tiny) equipment, or just strapping some cheap Walmart fake skis to her boots? Is there any place in Summit County or Copper that rents extremely tiny gear? Dynastar makes a "My First Ski" (smallest is 67cm length) that looks like it would be about the right size.
This would be mid-week, so no Saturday amount of people.