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Open Water Certification - Finally!
georoc01 - 4/15/2007 12:00 AM
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Category: Personal
Comments: 0 So, after failing to get my certification on the cruise, I decided to sign up for an open water certification through my dive shop. It was at the Homestead Crater in Utah.(see link above). The homestead crater is hot springs in Midway Utah. The water temp at the surface is 92 degrees. At 30 feet, where we were doing our checkouts, its 96. This was in February of this year. My girlfriend and I arrived in Homestead, which is just outside of Park City on Friday night. On Saturday, we headed over to Park City. Had breakfast at a wonderful coffeshop called Java Cow. My girlfriend is a coffee expert and found it to be some of the best around. They also sell Olympic cowbells which are big in the downhill race scene. The dives went well as did the dinner on Saturday night. Bringing my girlfriend into that enviroment turned out to be fantastic, as now she wanted to get her certification too. For those of us who are landlocked, Homestead is a great place to get your checkouts. Not much to see other than the sunk wagonwheel.