Any time you’re diving at 300 to 3000 metres/1000 to 10,000 feet above sea level,
you're altitude diving. If you want to explore the hidden world of a mountain lake,
the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you.
What will I learn?
You’ll learn the effects of pressure at higher altitudes and how to adjust your dive
plan accordingly. Whether you use a recreational dive planner table (RDPTM), an electronic
eRDPTM or a dive computer, you’ll learn how plan and make a dive at high altitudes.
You’ll learn :
-Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
-Recreational Dive PlannerTM procedures for diving at altitude
-Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude
What are the prerequisites?
-(Jr) Open Water Diver or qualifying certification
-Minimum age: 10
What materials will I need?
--If Open Water Certified, Trinity Diving will supply all gear
-If Advanced OW or Rescue, you will need a mask, snorkel, and fins. Divemasters need
all equipment with the exception of tanks and weights.