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Dive Alaska Fills Avalanche Cylinders

Dive Alaska Fills Avalanche Cylinders

Hey all! With the first snow on the ground and the weather getting colder, we wanted to remind Anchorage and surrounding areas that we fill and service avalanche cylinders for avalanche float bags. We can work on most brands, including BCA, Mammut, Snowpulse, and Wary (the only major exclusion being ABS cylinders). If the cylinder has been deployed, then a service and fill is $20. […]

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Shop Sponsored Dive this Saturday!

Join us this Saturday (October 1st) for a shop-sponsored dive at Smitty’s Cove. We will be offering food, and door prizes. Don’t have a buddy? We’ll help buddy you up with another diver so you can meet new dive buddies! We’re taking the 9:30 tunnel into Whittier, and plan to conduct 2 dives. You’ve invested a lot of money and effort into you dive gear, […]

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Kids Science Scuba Camp

  Dive Alaska Inc. is pleased to announce our first annual “Kids Scuba Science camp” Conducted by marine biologists and PADI scuba instructors, our kids Scuba Science Camp will thrill and interest your child beyond anything thing else they might do this summer! We’ll start out with classroom and pool sessions designed to increase aquatic comfort and introduce your child to the underwater realm in […]

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Alaska dive boat season begins!

Charter boat begins in June!

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Alaskan Dive Boat to resume operation!

we can hardly contain our excitement for boat season! Our dive boat “Bottom Time” will undergo a facelift during the first two weeks on May! We’ll be painting her hull, new bottom paint, and a little TLC topside where she’s gonna really shine! By the third weekend in may, we’re hoping to re-launch her to officially begin the 2013 season. We already have some exciting […]

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GUE Recreational Diver level I

Course Outcomes The GUE Recreational Diver Level 1 course is designed to develop the essential skills required for all sound diving practice. It helps the non-diver cultivate a platform that supports comfort, confidence, and competence in the water, as well as more advanced training in the future.   Prerequisites Applicants for a Rec 1 course must: Submit a completed registration form, a medical history, and […]

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Alaskan Summer solstice dive trip!

  In cooperation with DIVE N60 and on behalf of Dive Alaska Inc., we are offering a summer solstice dive trip this summer! Dates are June 16th- 21st 2013. This trip will consist of 5 days of boat diving in Resurrection Bay, one day of sightseeing, and 5 nights accommodations in a cabin in Kayakers cove. Each day of diving will include 2 dives at […]

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Tech tips- SMB deployment

SMB deployment (surface marker buoy deployment, or “shooting a bag”) Due to the complexity of deploying a SMB, divers often struggle with it. I would like to present to you a step-by-step description of the process. For the purpose of this discussion, we’ll assume you’re using a Halcyon 3.3 ft SMB with a cold-water 100 ft defender spool. First, the SMB is typically kept in […]

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New years dive

We were looking at the potential for doing a new years night dive this coming Saturday night. Is anyone interested?

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GUE Technical Diver level I

I intend to post daily updates on our upcoming tech I course beginning Monday August 20th through 24th. Check back frequently if you’re interested in hearing about a day in the life of a tech I student. We also encourage you to post questions, comments, and your own observations here. Tech I is GUE’s entry into the realm of technical diving. Having said that, the […]

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