September 26th Local Dive – Delaware Water Gap

Who: All Elite Dive Club Members and guests. All divers must be certified.
What: Local Dive.
Where: Delaware Water Gap located at 1 I-80, Columbia, NJ 07822.
When: Saturday, September 26th, 2017 at 10:00AM.

Details:
Required Equipment:
BCD
Dive Computer/Bottom Timer/Depth Gauge
Mask (Mask Defog), Snorkel, Fins
Wetsuit/Exposure Protection: Water is likely to be in the low 70s or better.
Hood (optional – depending on personal preference/tolerance to cold water)
Booties, Weight Belt, Gloves (exposure protection)
Surface signal/whistle
Tank (shop will not bring tanks, divers must bring their own)
Regulator setup
Flashlights (some nooks and crannies are dark and may have some surprises.
Dive Flag Float, Dive Flag Pole/Flag for land (can’t hurt by double marking)
SMB/Dive Sausage/Fingerspool
Wreck reel for whomever is towing a dive float.
TWO cutting implements, one knife and one cutting implement such a safety shears
or line rippers recommended.
Save-A-Dive Kit (at least extra O-rings and hand tools)
Underwater Camera

Food/Drink:
Best bet is to get breakfast at the PA Bagel and Deli or before. Be sure to bring lots of water/liquids to stay hydrated. This is a quick dive (typically only one-tank) about 45 minutes to an hour dive. We can decide on a place to eat afterwards for all those interested.

There is no fee for parking. There is no fee to get into the park. The cost is limited to food/gas/air fill.

Directions to the dive site:
GPS Coordinates:40°58’02.79”N 75°07’18.27”W
Head NORTH from PA Bagel and Deli for about 3.5-4 miles. The parking Lott will be on your LEFT. There is a pull-off on the RIGHT hand side of the road. Some people may want to park on the shoulder as it will not require divers to cross the road in full dive gear. If no shoulder space – park in the parking lot.

Site information can be found here…

We look forward to seeing everyone there!
– The Elite Dive Club Team

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