Altitude Diver and

Peak Performance Buoyancy

The Altitude Diver Specialty course familiarizes you with the rules and procedures necessary to use the Recreational Dive Planner at altitude. This includes:

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
  • Special Recreational Dive Planner procedures for diving at altitude
  • Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures
  • Special equipment necessary for altitude diving and more... 
The Peak Performance Buoyancy course will help you refine your buoyancy using training exercises while having fun.
This includes:
  • Reasons why you need to Fine-Tune your buoyancy
  • Buoyancy Check & Fine-Tuning your buoyancy
  • Weight position and Distribution
  • Streamlining and more...

    This exciting annual event on Mount Hoods Lost Lake offers the PADI Altitude Diving and Peak Performance Buoyancy specialties. An integral part of each specialty will be the collection of mini lobsters ok crawdads followed by a crawdad feed and potluck Saturday evening.  We also do a community service and collect underwater garbage for those that wish to participate.  Try your skill at our new challenging underwater course and fine-tuning your buoyancy.   

    These specialties require a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent certification and are good towards PADI’s Master Scuba Diver rating. (Sense we are at altitude you must take the Altitude class or have the Altitude specialty certification or did Altitude in the Advance Course) before taking the Peak Performance Buoyancy.

    Minimum age requirement is 12 years old (parent must participate for kids ages 12-14).

Course cost: ($130 for 1 course) or ($230 for 2 courses) Includes: class session, dives (Altitude: Saturday 2 Dives) & (Buoyancy: Sunday 2 Dives), handouts (for Altitude), manual & DVD use (for Buoyancy), PADI specialty certification for each course completed and of course a lot of fun.

Check out the video below to see how much fun you will be having and the beauty of Lost Lake.