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Depending on what is meant by "snow days", the correct response to the question would have to be the Scandinavian countries in general. Within the Scandinavian region, Finland has the greatest number of snow days in Europe. Austria and Switzerland have half the number of snow days that Finland. The ultimate area of recommendation to the question would have ...


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You can have the fastest Rodel (see fgysin's answer), when you come to a bend you'll have to steer and that means braking with one foot, slowing you down overall. So I give you ... the ghosky: You can steer it by leaning to one side making it "carve" like a pair of skis. Youtube video of it in action: ghosky video. Unfortunately it costs more than it ...


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I'm from Switzerland and must have used a dozen or so different types of sleds over the years. By far the fastest types I have ever ridden (and still do so ever winter) are 'Rodel' type sleds which are common in Switzerland/Austria/Germany. The steel runners have relatively sharp edges, making it possible to even steer them on frozen snow/ice (to some ...



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