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Altitude Diver

The PADI Altitude Diver Course

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.


How many dives are involved?


- There are 2 Open Water dives over one day