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The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing

From inflatable unicorn snow tubes to bespoke handcrafted ash toboggans

By Truc Nguyen
The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For attention seekers

GoFloats’ adult-sized novelty snow tube comes with sturdy handles and an elevated seat for an extra comfortable ride, even on bumpy hills.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For minimalists

This sleek, monochrome snowracer features a front shock absorber, a foot brake and a steering wheel.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
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For traditionalists

This durable maple and stainless-steel sled comes with a pivot steering system for a controlled downhill ride, and a pull rope for an easy climb up.

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The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For first timers

This saucer is fast, lightweight and easy to store away in a tight space. It comes with two handles, and a brake built into the back.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For dynamic duos

Streamridge’s sled is made in Canada using Ontario ash, and little ones will appreciate its comfortable, hand-sewn seat pads.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For connoisseurs with money to burn
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Handcrafted in Minnesota using materials and traditional techniques from the 1800s, Northern Toboggan’s ash sled can be custom engraved with your family moniker.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For little daredevils

Flexible Flyer’s foam sled, for ages five and up, features a speed-inducing hard plastic bottom and only weighs a little over two pounds, so kids won’t have any problems pulling it uphill themselves.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For all ages

This doughnut was designed with a rugged base for tubing parks, so it’ll take a beating.

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The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For happy trios

This Canadian-made 66-inch solid plastic toboggan features three pairs of side handles for extra security.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For little commuters

The all-season Stiga scooter, for kids aged five and up, is ready for snowy sidewalks and gentle trails, but also comes with wheels for the rest of the year.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For kids at heart
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Funboy’s vinyl inflatable, which is recommended for riders aged 14 and up, cushions the tush and can hold up to 250 pounds.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For easy riders

Flexible Flyer’s inflatable snow tube features a slick bottom for a high-speed ride and two sets of handles for security.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For repeat runners

L.L.Bean’s colourful snow saucer is fast, lightweight and features a nonslip foam liner.

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The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For practical racers

The two-seater tray sled from Lugik comes packed with features like hand brakes and built-in storage for the sled’s rope and handle.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For bargain hunters

This made-in-Canada carpet can be rolled up compact when not in use. It’s a budget-friendly, zero-frills way to take advantage of a fresh dusting.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For astrology heads
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This inflatable snow tube is made with puncture-resistant PVC and can be used in temperatures as low as -40°C.


The best sleds for maximal downhill whooshing
For adrenalin junkies

This professional sled is designed for serious speed. It features a powder-coated aluminum frame and polycarbonate and polymer skis.

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