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Dive Horestooth Orientation

Looking to get scuba certified at Horsetooth Reservoir this summer? Or, are you taking some continuing education classes like Night & Limited Visibility, Stress & Rescue, Search and Recovery or Deep Diving? This video is for you! Getting to Sunrise Beach There are several places to dive in Horsetooth, but only two dive sites are …

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May Aurora Res Dive: Airplane?

Where’s the airplane?  Wasn’t there a Cessna 310 in Aurora Reservoir, last year?  We’re pretty sure, since we filmed it last fall. 6 divers circling search patterns was an entertaining site to see… dropping in on the wrong buoy. Or was it? The Scuba Rumor Mill The buoy that marked the airplane was no longer there …

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Monterey Bay California

Scuba Diving Monterey Bay in California is an experience some will enjoy, or not.  Unlike Caribbean and South Pacific diving, the California coast is considered cold water diving.  The diving requires extra thermal protection such as a 7mm wetsuit, or a dry suit in addition to gloves and a hood.  Staying warm is one concern, …

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How to Identify Green Sea Turtles

If you’ve ever been scuba diving you might get excited over seeing a turtle. The better you get, the more turtles you see and eventually you start to identify a Green Sea Turtle, a  Loggerhead, or a Hawksbill turtle.  If you’re really lucky, you might encounter a Kemps-Ridley or maybe even a Leatherback.   Identifying a …

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March Horsetooth Dive: Fun

The March Horsetooth Dive adventure had the scuba divers encountering ice,  fog in the mountains, wind, sun, an enthusiastic dive dog, friends, the park ranger, a tippy dive flag, crawdads / crayfish and more. Conditions 41 degrees topside 38 degrees water The water is warming up! So Nice, We Dove it Twice The local reservoir …

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February Horsetooth Dive: Gear

Snow on the ground, a thin layer of ice burning off the sunny side of the lake. It’s a great day for the February Horsetooth dive. Dive Gear Drysuit, check. Cold water undergarment, check. Properly functioning BC, check. 7mm hood, check. 5-7mm gloves, check. Weights, check. Balanced 1st stage regulator, check. Balanced 2nd stage regulator, …

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Hermit Crab

Scuba Diving with Hermit Crabs If you night dive along the shore in most Caribbean areas, you are likely to encounter a hermit crab.  Even during the daytime in shallow areas, you may see these amazing climbers crawling in tide pools and other shallow areas. Noisy Crabs In the silence of a night dive, you …

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