sledding

Top Snow Gear of 2018

December 11, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Snow category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Ikon Pass, your ticket to year round skiing! Rounding out the top-3 were Axiski, the […]

Sled Legs

November 9, 2018

The snow sled that you wear! What?! Yes, strap on Sled Legs, and you’re set to enjoy sailing down those snow covered hills! They look a little like the pads that ice hockey goalies wear to protect themselves. They are designed with a rigid outer shell with an interior out of the same foam used […]

Axiski

February 2, 2018

A sled to ride through all seasons! Axiski is a flexible sled that can be used on snow, frost, slush, and even sand. It is designed out of a pliable plastic with foot grips to give you traction while standing, curved outer edges like a snowboard for ease of turning, and 8 inverted “runners” that […]

Umbagog Lake Women’s Dogsledding Weekend

January 29, 2018

Coming February 1, 2018. Outdoor activities in the winter white woods of Maine! The Women’s Dogsledding Weekend with Mahoosuc Guide Service is filled with dogsledding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing at Umbagog Lake. On this 3 day adventure, 2 women per sled will work with dogteams of huskies that have been raised by the owner guides from […]

Stiga FSR Green Foldable Snowracer

January 27, 2017

Weeee! One of the joys of winter is sledding down a pristine snow-covered hill, and here’s a sled with a lot of bells and whistles. The FSR Green Foldable Snowracer from the folks at Stiga has shock absorbers for a comfortable ride. The dual action knee and foot brake keep you from careening out of control, […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2015: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 5, 2016

Burrrr…with cold weather hitting much of the nation, the editorial staff at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2015 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First off, check into an ultra-cool hotel made of snow and ice at the Kirkenes Snowhotel in Norway. The […]

Snow Tubing at Camelback Mountain

November 19, 2015

Feel like a kid again at the biggest snowtubing park in the US! Camelback Mountain in the Poconos offers pure winter fun with 42 lanes for tubing and 2 magic carpets to carry you and your tube back to the peak. Choose from a single or a double tube and race down the snow covered […]

Zipfy

November 6, 2015

Whoosh! That’s the sound of Zipfy flying down that soon-to-be-snow-covered hill (fingers crossed for a big, fluffy, white season this year!). This is a cross between a sled and a luge with a lever thrown in for good measure. The lever helps keep you stable, allows you to easily steer, and sling it over your […]

Mountain Boy Sledworks’ Colorado Kicksled

March 11, 2015

A fun wintertime activity made more fun with a handmade sled! Spend countless hours on the snow with the Colorado Kicksled by Mountain Boy Sledworks. Popular in Scandinavian countries, the kicksled has a chair mounted on a pair of flexible metal runners which extend backward to about twice the chair’s length. You stand on the […]

Scion by Snolo

February 20, 2015

Here’s your chance to get in on the newest, super-cool, snow sled. The Scion sled from Snolo, the makers of the Stealth-X, is a fast, high-performance sport sled. They describe it as “inspired by motorcycle handling and F1 race car design, the Scion sled will carve the mountain as gracefully or aggressively as you can […]

Go! PEET Dryer

January 29, 2015

Wet shoes – yuck! Particularly during the winter, there’s nothing more uncomfortable than slipping your feet into wet shoes or boots. With the Go! PEET Dryer, you won’t have this problem since you can take this portable dryer with you anywhere. It’s compact, plugs into wall or vehicle outlets, and will dry all types of […]

Rideau Canal Skateway, Ottawa, Canada

March 6, 2014

The world’s largest skating rink! The Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, carries this distinction every winter. The Skateway travels through downtown Ottawa for 7.8 kilometres (4.8 mi) to Dows Lake and is open 24 hours a day. You’ll find kiosks with hot beverages and snacks as well as warming huts and sleigh tours on […]

ESLA Kicksled

January 24, 2014

Ever heard of a kicksled? It’s a small sled with a chair mounted on a pair of flexible metal runners which extend backward to about twice the chair’s length. You stand on one of the runners and kick the ground between the runners to propel the sled. Check out the ESLA Kicksled. Beautifully designed and […]

Bobskis

January 16, 2014

A different way to have some winter fun. Bobskis, designed and produced in the UK, are a durable, high performance sledge (AKA a sled in America) that is super fast. It’s easy to steer – just touch the snow on the side that you want to turn (protect your hands with gloves!) and shift your […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2013: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 9, 2014

Happy New Year! Burrrr…with cold weather hitting much of the nation, the editorial staff at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2013 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First off, check out the Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, the world’s first and largest hotel built […]

Dog Sledding and Winter Fun by Adventures in Good Company

November 6, 2013

Coming February 1, 2014. Mush! Join Adventures in Good Company on their Dog Sledding and Winter Fun tour. Five days filled with snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and of course, dog sledding in the winter wilderness of Minnesota. Meals, lodging, equipment, local transportation included. Grab your girlfriends, warm parkas, and mush!

Venomous Sand Sled

August 8, 2013

Check out the Venomous Sand Sled. This lightweight sled is specially designed to work on wet or dry sand and is super easy to use. It has a foam seat cushion to keep your bottom comfortable, side handles to hang on to, and grip tape so your feet have some traction as you slide down […]