1. Throttle Decisions: Outreach Component. Throttle Decisions is a fast-paced video series aimed at encouraging mountain sledders to become better trained in avalanche safety. Its eight short components move through the AST course, tackling topics such as terrain, companion rescue, mountain weather and how to read the avalanche bulletin.

    Filmmaker Francois Desrosiers of FD Productions shot video in 2012-13 with a host of riders across BC, capturing not only some great action but also some straight-shooting commentary from avalanche experts, brand-name riders and even some avalanche survivors.

    The series is anchored by Avalanche Canada Forecaster Joe Lammers, a man equally at home on sled and skis.

    If you'd like to order a physical copy of the DVD series for a suggested donation of $10, please call the Avalanche Canada office at (250) 837-2435.

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  2. Throttle Decisions Chapter 1: Gear. Learn all about what avalanche safety equipment you need and to how to use it.

    Filmmaker Francois Desrosiers of FD Productions shot the video in 2012-13 with a host of riders across BC, capturing not only some great action but also some straight-shooting commentary from avalanche experts, brand-name riders and even some avalanche survivors.

    The series is anchored by Avalanche Canada Forecaster Joe Lammers, a man equally at home on sled and skis.

    If you'd like to order a physical copy of the DVD series for a suggested donation of $10, please call the Avalanche Canada office at (250) 837-2435.

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  3. Throttle Decisions Chapter 2: Forecast. This video walks you through Avalanche Canada's daily and weekly avalanche bulletins - how to read them and use them.

    Filmmaker Francois Desrosiers of FD Productions shot the video in 2012-13 with a host of riders across BC, capturing not only some great action but also some straight-shooting commentary from avalanche experts, brand-name riders and even some avalanche survivors.

    The series is anchored by Avalanche Canada Forecaster Joe Lammers, a man equally at home on sled and skis.

    If you'd like to order a physical copy of the DVD series for a suggested donation of $10, please call the Avalanche Canada office at (250) 837-2435.

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  4. Throttle Decisions Chapter 3: Safe Travel. Learn about moving safely through avalanche terrain: what to do and what not to do.

    Throttle Decisions is a fast-paced video series aimed at encouraging mountain sledders to become better trained in avalanche safety. Its eight short components move through the AST course, tackling topics such as terrain, companion rescue, mountain weather and how to read the avalanche bulletin.

    Filmmaker Francois Desrosiers of FD Productions shot the video in 2012-13 with a host of riders across BC, capturing not only some great action but also some straight-shooting commentary from avalanche experts, brand-name riders and even some avalanche survivors.

    The series is anchored by Avalanche Canada Forecaster Joe Lammers, a man equally at home on sled and skis.

    If you'd like to order a physical copy of the DVD series for a suggested donation of $10, please call the Avalanche Canada office at (250) 837-2435.

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  5. Throttle Decisions Chapter 4: Weather. How does weather affecting the snow where you're riding? Snow, rain, sun, wind, changes in temperature - these all factor in to our decision making.

    Filmmaker Francois Desrosiers of FD Productions shot the video in 2012-13 with a host of riders across BC, capturing not only some great action but also some straight-shooting commentary from avalanche experts, brand-name riders and even some avalanche survivors.

    The series is anchored by Avalanche Canada Forecaster Joe Lammers, a man equally at home on sled and skis.

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Throttle Decisions

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Throttle Decisions is a fast-paced video series aimed at encouraging mountain sledders to become better trained in avalanche safety. Its eight short components move through the AST course, tackling topics such as terrain, companion rescue, mountain weather


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Throttle Decisions is a fast-paced video series aimed at encouraging mountain sledders to become better trained in avalanche safety. Its eight short components move through the AST course, tackling topics such as terrain, companion rescue, mountain weather and how to read the avalanche bulletin.

Filmmaker Francois Desrosiers of FD Productions shot video in 2012-13 with a host of riders across BC, capturing not only some great action but also some straight-shooting commentary from avalanche experts, brand-name riders and even some avalanche survivors.

The series is anchored by CAC Forecaster Joe Lammers, a man equally at home on sled and skis.

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