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#993
Diver Traveling West
Dusty - 5/19/2010 6:48 PM
Category: Buddy Wanted
Replies: 6

June 16th I’ll B taking a road trip and driving west. Starting from Kansas, to Colorado, Utah taking I-70 and will B stopping in Reno Nevada, California, Arizona New Mexico, I-40 thru Texas and Oklahoma. Got a dive plan 4 Arizona with Wild Pirates, would like 2 do dives along the way. Would like suggestions on dive sites.
#7941
Rich-D-Fish - 5/19/2010 8:21 PM
If you make it to Southern California you should try and hit Casino Point for the day, on Catalina Island, and hour fifteen ferry ride. It’s almost always guaranteed a great dive, compared to the West Coast in general. But drop my a line when you know the dates you will be in town and I can give you a more up-to-date recommendation. Enjoy your trip!
#7364
UWnewbee - 5/20/2010 3:54 PM
Theres a couple dive sites in NM right off I-40,, check the dive sites here on divebuddy,, just put the state in,, the blue hole is nice.Perch lake i never been to.. I dove Elephant Butte Lake in Elephant Butte N.M but i think that would be outta your way,,,Im in Las Cruces NM right now,, theres No diving here! and make sure you stop in Albuquerque nm.. I was just up there 2 weeks go coming and going to Santa fe,, no diving just site seeing,, real nice,, grab some Mexican food as well! Enjoy the road trip!
#5919
SCUBASMITTY - 5/21/2010 1:23 AM
LAS CRUSES ; HOLY CRAP ! I THOUGHT I WAS OUT IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE !

YOU GOT ME BEAT,!!WHICH EXPLAINS ALOT !! 
#5919
SCUBASMITTY - 5/21/2010 1:28 AM
WHEN YOU GET HERE IN AZaround the phx area, let me know, there are four lakes to dive at locally.shoot me an e-mail 1 or 2 day’s before you get here, we will do some diving around apache jct, WAY better then lake pleasant !!

message me......
#4002
WarmWaterTurner - 5/21/2010 7:51 AM
It is a bit south of I-40 but once you hit Texas why don’t you drop south a bit and dive the missle silo at Valhalla? Then on the way back up you could stop by Possum Kingdom - but I understand that it has been a bit murky recently.
#124
halfjacket - 5/23/2010 11:57 PM
I make very frequent trips to Las Cruces and Phoenix, and plan on doing some diving in Alb, NM this year. I would like to do some diving in Phoenix also so hopefully I can hook up with someone down there. If any of you make it to Texas, Corpus Christi Diving Club would be more than willing to take you out for a few dives around the area.