Instead of sledding down snowy hills this year, slip into a freshly waxed kayak and enjoy an exciting new twist on traditional sledding. The kayak works like a sled, but the paddle allows for more control — and the wax will have you shooting down slopes at incredibly high speeds.
Because snow kayaking is considered an extreme sport, few ski resorts allow it; however there are professional competitions that involve bumps, turns and all sorts of adrenaline-pumping obstacles, which makes watching the sport almost as much fun as doing it. The hardest part? Hauling your kayak up the mountain.