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. 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 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 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 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.