Marty Anderson, Author at Mountain Sledder

Marty's Articles

How to Measure Your Dedication to Sledding

How much riding is enough to make your investment in sleds and gear worthwhile? And how do we measure your dedication to sledding?

Lives Touched – The Ripple Effects of Avalanches

The ripple effects of an avalanche involvement reach far beyond the victim, leaving a lasting impact on family, friends, rescuers and even total strangers.

The Birthplace of the Rocky Mountain King

Thousands of hours of planning and preparation finally come together when a 20-minute trek down a 150-meter-long assembly line transforms a bare tunnel into a brand-new Rocky Mountain King.

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Sledders

Here are eight New Year’s Resolutions for sledders that will refine your social behaviour and help ensure you get invited back when the powder gets deep again in the new year.

A Day in the Life of a Parts Guy

The door chime signals the first customer of the day. As they walk up to the counter, the phone starts to ring. Typical start to a day in the life of a…

The Right Personality for Mountain Sledding

If you're thinking maybe it's time to get into mountain riding, stop for a moment and make sure that you have the right personality for it first.

Every Mountain Snowmobiling Budget Should Prioritize These Crucial Items

This winter, with more riders than ever pulling on a helmet and heading into the backcountry, it’s worth pointing out some crucial mountain snowmobiling budget items that should be mandatory, but unfortunately…

Snowmobile Culture Ultimatums vs. Technology

I'm sure we have all made our own snowmobile-related ultimatums over the years. But we are quickly learning that perhaps ultimatums are anything but final.

Avalanche Canada Provincial Gov’t Funding Uncertainty Puts Programs At Risk

While Avalanche Canada is busy preparing for the season ahead, a significant source of funding for the organization is still up in the air—which will potentially impact the service levels they will…

What Grocery Shopping Would Be Like If Sledders Acted in Public the Way Some Do Online

As you enter the store, you grab a grocery cart and start wheeling towards the back. The snow bikers immediately begin to make fun of your cart, telling you that you will…