The king and his family posed a half hour to the media in Oberlech, where in recent years the meeting is always kept with the photographers and camera crews. The rendezvous was brought forward half an hour to give the family more private skiing time and prevent much other skiers were present.

According to the well-known recipe the press each year will have the opportunity to shoot beautiful pictures of the royal family in Lech. In return, the press let the family during the rest of the holiday alone. A win-win situation. So the family gets privacy while skiing and publicity is regulated carefully.

After posing the princesses Amalia, Alexia and Ariane slacked their skis and prove that they have now been accomplished skiers. Amalia is therefore for the twelfth year in Lech. A couple of runs and then it was again “Schluss. The instructors were ready for the princesses who can ski quiet the rest of the holiday.

Princess Beatrix was missing for the first time since . Beatrix was the last ten days in Lech along with Princess Mabel and her daughters, but went home before the photo call. Also Prince Constantijn and his family were absent.