Any time you are diving higher than 1,000 feet above sea level, you are altitude diving. If you want to explore the hidden world of a mountain lake, the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you.
To enroll in a PADI Altitude class, you must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization). This speciality also counts towards your Master Scuba Diver Certification.
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, an eRDPML or a dive computer, you’ll learn how to plan and make a dive at altitude. You will complete two scuba dives. You will learn:
You can start by reading the PADI Altitude chapter in the Advanced Manual in preparation for meeting with your instructor. Stop by Aquatic Dreams Scuba Center to enroll in the course and get your Advanced book and start learning.
$125 for class plus Advanced Manual