Winter is coming, and for some of us that means nothing more than the winter blues. But who says wintertime has to be a downer? After all, it’s a time outdoor fun.

So don’t pull those covers over your head. If you’re looking for some adventure and/or a way to make the snow more bearable, try some sledding. No, we’re not talking down-your-backyard-bunny-hill sledding; we’re talking 9-mile-toboggan-runs-down-the-Swiss-Alps sledding. Intrigued? Read on for eight sledding spots that will make you wonder why you ever settled for less.