Sled Field-Testing Guide

We don’t claim to be rocket scientists, but when it comes to sledding, we take our research VERY seriously.  We hit the slopes (okay, bunny hills behind our cabin) in Tahoe to test a variety of sleds for speed, precision, and overall extreme fun-ness. All in the name of science, of course.

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Flexible Flyer Steel Saucer
Best For: Dizzy dynamos
Steering: Hand dragging
Speed: Blazing; you may want a helmet
Pro Tip: Sit in the middle, stay low and pray

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Zipfy Freestyle Mini Luge
Best For: Hard pack heroes
Steering: Sweet joystick
Speed: Smiles for miles
Pro Tip: Carve turns by leaning into turn and white-knuckling joystick

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Plastic Toboggan
Best For: Frugal flyers
Steering: Not that we’re aware of…
Speed: Mouthguard recommended
Pro Tip: Lock your heels up front and try and lean to turn

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Mad River Rocket
Best For: Powder sled shredders
Steering: Drag a paw and lean
Speed: Depends on the pow depth
Pro Tip: Goggle up and carve some face shots

Check out TobogganHills.com to find your closest hill and shop the look for Men’s and Women’s extreme sledding wear.

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