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  • 49 # Date: 2012-01-03 - 11:42
  • # Max Depth: 5.4m Duration: 18mins
Diver's Notes

First time with a dry suit, first time ice diving.
Everything went well, Vince showed me how to make a bubble tornado :)

Beautiful horizontal cavities craved by the bubbles and cool puffy ice forming at the surface.

And there even was a fish (trout) silently freezing at the bottom of the lake!

Drilling the ice from below was a tough exercise, I started to ventilate quite a lot and took a few mins to get breathing back to normal

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  • Temp: Surf -2°C Bottom 2°C
  • Dive type : Training, ice diving
  • Visibility: Average Water: Fresh
Specific gear used
  • Dry suit: - Neoprene 7mm
  • Regulator: - Full-Face Mask
  • Computer: Mares - Nemo Excel
  • Weights: 8 kg
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  • Tignes Ice Diving School confirmed the dive with parameters: 5.4m / 18mins

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Species Identified

Salmo trutta fario (Linnaeus, 1758) (Brown trout) The brown trout is an economically important species, particularly due to its popularity with anglers, and stocks are maintained in many areas by artificial introductions . This fish feeds on invertebrates, insect lar...
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