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The Altitude Diver Course with REMOTE AREA DIVE

The purpose of the Altitude Diver Course is to acquaint a diver with the necessary procedures and knowledge to dive safely at altitudes at least 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level.

Who this course is for:

The certified diver looking to experience scuba diving in high mountain lakes safely by applying what they learn during this course

Course prerequisites:

  • Open Water Scuba Diver, Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent or current enrollment in one of those courses
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

What you can expect to learn:

The Altitude Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Why we do this type of diving?
  • Dive tables as they relate to altitude diving
    • DCIEM tables
    • Bühlmann tables
    • Cross corrections to United States Navy (USN) tables
  • Computers
    • Computer’s capability and usage
  • Calculations based on cross corrections to USN tables
    • Usage
    • Examples of problems
    • Last dive and travel at higher altitudes
  • Correction of depth gauges and computers
    • Gauges designed for 1 atmosphere (ATM)
    • Capillary depth gauge will reflect the actual depth
    • If there is any doubt use measured down line
  • Hypoxia during altitude diving
  • Levels of altitude:
    • 300 metres/1000 feet
    • 1200 metres/4000 feet, etc

Schedule:

Online theory completed at home
Day #1- 6:00am to 5:00pm (Theory Revision, Dives 1 & 2)

Price: $400.00


(Price includes training material, instructor, equipment and gas however does not include trip)