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The Ultimate Sled: Handmade in the German Alps

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The Ultimate Sled: Handmade in the German Alps

November 26, 2012

This toboggan is made in the German Alps using beech wood and traditional technique by childhood friends turned toboggan makers, Wolfgang and Christoph. Wolfgang, a trained interior designer, and Christoph, a sculptor, have been designing their products in Bavaria since 1994:

N.B.: In the US, Alpine Sleds imports European-made wooden snow sleds (prices start at $99).

Above: The Toboggan is made with laminated beech runners that are lined with high grade steel and has been tested for children’s use by the German technical safety authority (TUV); £59 from Hen and Hammock in the UK.

Above: The toboggan seats two small children or one adult and a rope can be attached in the front to tow it.

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