Ascend rate from 5m [was: Re: Things that don't work right now]

Robert Helling helling at
Tue Sep 17 01:52:39 UTC 2013

On 17.09.2013, at 01:57, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:


> Hmm - I am wondering if maybe we are misunderstanding the
> recommendation. I haven't seen it in its technocratic German beauty, but
> if I look at my profiles from today I did in fact take 5 minutes from
> 5m. I spend 3 minutes at about 5m and then 2 minutes coming up to the
> surface for a total of 5 minutes for the last 5m. Is that what they are
> talking about?

you find it here on pastes 6--7. 

For typical sports diving it does not really matter how you implement it. But it comes from the DIR diving community that has been practicing a similar rate for trimix diving for quite some time, see first page with content.


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