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PADI ALTITUDE DIVER COURSE Learn to safely dive in high altitude lakes

The PADI Altitude Diver Course with SUGAR LAND DIVE CENTER

Any time you are 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.

The Fun Part

Dive more challenging dive sites while you satisfy your curiosity for “I wonder what’s down there?” The fun part about altitude diving is that you can explore places many people have never seen.

What You 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 eRDPMLTM or a dive computer, you’ll learn how plan and safely make a dive at high altitudes. Your learning includes:

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, hazards and safety procedures
  • Recreational Dive PlannerTM procedures for diving at altitude
  • Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact SUGAR LAND DIVE CENTER.

Your Next Adventure

Chances are if you’re scuba diving up high in the mountains you may also want to be prepared to stay warm with the Dry Suit Diver course.

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the SUGAR LAND DIVE CENTER team members.


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