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Site Review by
 Joe Foster
Date: 03/31/2008

Reviewer

Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Joe Foster Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    4.00
City:   North Vancouver Reef:    4.00
State:   BC Animal:    4.00
Country:   Canada Plant:    4.00
Diving:   30 years Facilities:    1.00
 Dives:   300 Solitude   5.00
    Roads:    1.00

Evaluation

*Average:    3.56
Dove this site with my 2 boys on March 20th, 2008. If you don't have a good 4x4, don't bother trying to drive down to the water. (And I think it is too far to walk!) If you do have a 4x4, you can drive to within 20 feet of the water. There is a small shoot that floods on the surge and it makes for an easy entry & exit. The hard part is finding the exit from the water. I dragged a dive flag out 50 feet off shore and tied it off to a rock on the bottom to mark our exit point. It worked well. Many lava tubes are at about 65 feet deep at this location, all of them full of fish!    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    3.00
Beginner:    3.00
Intermediate:    5.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    3.00
   

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2008
Visibility:    5.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    3.00
 
 


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