Sierra Diving Center - Test the Halo3D - Biomapped Undergarment while diving in high altitude freshwater lakes!
High in the beautiful Sierra mountain range of Nevada and nestled in the Truckee Meadows, is the biggest little city in the world, Reno, Nevada and the home of Sierra Diving Center. Reno is aptly named “America's Adventure Place” and the surrounding area is home to hundreds of high altitude lakes; most notably Lake Tahoe.
The Truckee Meadows offers a wide range of outdoor activities including mountain climbing, snowshoeing, skiing, hiking, and even beaches to sunbath and catch some rays on. Most importantly for Sierra Diving Center, it also includes hundreds of high altitude lakes that offer great visibility and some underwater rock wall formations to gaze at in utter amazement, but be fore warned… the water can be cold. However, just because the water is cold – doesn’t mean you have to be. Dive dry and stay nice and toasty warm with a dry suit and one of Fourth Element's newest products, the Halo3D. Sierra Diving Center is a 5 Star PADI IDC, TecRec Center and TDI Technical Dive Center with 43+ years serving the divers of the Reno-Lake Tahoe Area. With 22 instructors and an experienced staff, Sierra Diving Center sets its self apart when it comes to teaching and developing students with thousands of divers and Instructors trained and certified.
As a full service dive center we introduce diving to the beginner as well as continuing their education year round, come rain or shine… or even snow. Sierra Diving Center carries quality up-to-date rental equipment for your next dive course, guided dive, or if you choose to join us on one of our free shop fun dives! With quality gear from Aqualung, Scubapro, DUI, OMS, Apeks, Dive Rite to rent or purchase, we are now proud to offer Fourth Element products as one of the first Fourth Element Test Centre’s in the US as well as the only one in Nevada.
Rubicon Point (D.L. Bliss State Park), Lake Tahoe
D.L. Bliss State Park is located just north of Emerald Bay off Highway 89, on the southwest side of Lake Tahoe. D. L. Bliss State Park is closed during winter months, so diving is limited to predictable weather. Rubicon Point was named in 1876 by Lieutenant. M. M. Macomb. The name was taken from the Rubicon River, which is the ancient boundary between Cisalpine Gaul and Italy. Julius Caesar crossed this river to attack Pompeii in 49 B.C. Thus the phrase "to cross the Rubicon" means to commit oneself irrevocably. This phrase applies well to divers making a deep wall dive at Rubicon Point. A campground is located here, making Rubicon Point an excellent overnight dive destination. It is advisable to arrive by at least 9 a.m. as there are limited day use parking spaces. Upon entering the park, there is a "Y" in the road. Proceed to the right towards Calawee Cove Beach. There are long stairs to access the beach.
Picnic tables and clean restrooms are located strategically throughout the park. A telephone is located at the park entrance. This site is recommended for all levels of divers. There are diverse areas of shallow to deep water. A wall dive is located at Rubicon Point. This is considered by many as the most breathtaking dive site in the entire Sierra. Since the wall dive can be a challenging dive, it is recommended only for ADVANCED divers. Vertical drops extend to well over 1000 feet and proper buoyancy control is imperative. The Rubicon Point wall is located south of Calawee Beach after a 150-yard surface swim to the right. It is also accessible by boat, eliminating the rigors of surface swimming.
Visibility is excellent at Rubicon Point and can range from 70 to 100+ feet at a 100 foot depth! There are interesting granite formations consisting of large boulders near the wall. Often, there are large schools of fingerling trout, numbering in the thousands, around the rocks in the 30 to 35-foot range. There have been reports of bears sighted in the morning hours, confirmed by local rangers. However, the sightings have not escalated to anyone being injured.
Products for Testing
Sierra Diving Center currently offer the Halo 3D as part of our test program
Sierra Diving Center is the only Fourth Element Test Centre in Nevada offering a full range of Fourth Element undergarments in the store. We currently offer the Halo 3D as part of our test program. Experience the majestic beauty of the Lake Tahoe Basin and dive a truly amazing high altitude lake!
Undergarments are available to test with either our dry suit rentals or your own suit. This is a great, “try before you buy” opportunity. Rent a Halo 3D for only $20. If you decide (like we did) that this is the best undergarment on the market and purchase one from us within 30 days, we’ll apply your rental toward the purchase price.