Any time you're diving at 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.
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 Will I Learn?
In the PADI Altitude Diver course, 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 (RDP), an electronic eRDP 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 Planner procedures for diving at altitude
- - Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude