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Diving in Winter: Best Dive Destinations

Diving in Winter: Best Dive Destinations

Don’t let the winter blues get you down… put on a bathing suit and dive into a fun and adventurous sport! For some people winter diving is the best way of maintaining dive fitness to prepare for a new season, while for others, it is much more than this. Below are some of the best […]

Ice Diving in Lake Baikal, Russia

Ice Diving in Lake Baikal, Russia

LAKE BAIKAL FACT FILE LOCATION – Buryat A.S.S.R. and Irkutsk, Russia 51:29-55:46N, 103:40-109:55E; 456 m above sea level. Surface area [km2] 31,500 Volume [km3] 23,000 Maximum depth [m] 1,741 Mean depth [m] 740 Length of shoreline [km] 2,000 One of Russian folk songs about Lake Baikal is called The Holly Sea – Sacred Baikal, and […]

A Different Kind of Destination: Ice Diving

A Different Kind of Destination: Ice Diving

When I was asked to write an article about a dive destination it put me in a bit of a quandary. I will admit that even though I’ve been to Bonaire, Jamaica, Monterey California, the Florida Keys, and dived on wrecks in Lake Erie and in the St. Lawrence River, I have not traveled as […]

Under Ice FreeDiving in Norway (first time)

Under Ice FreeDiving in Norway (first time)

At the Lake Lutvann near to Oslo (Norway) first time in the history will be held competition «Oslo Ice Challenge» – Free-Diving under the ice. This competition is recognized by the International Association for free-diving – AIDA. Diving will take place in the hole 3 × 3-meter, water temperature is 2 ° C and visibility […]

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