The movement on the snow using the traditional Finnish sledge was very common in Finland in the early 20-th century. Finnish sledge gain the popularity nowadays again.
This national way of driving is easy and available for everybody to use: you can go sledding down the hills at high speed or to walk as well as to drive shopping and even to organize a safari.
What is the Finnish sledge?
Finnish sledge has a high seat for a “passenger” with the back, for which the second man holds, while standing behind on the long skids and pushing off with one leg. There are modern special constructions of sledge for the movement of several people at once.