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Hell’s Gate Clean Up at PK

September 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am

Thank you for joining us in cleaning up Hell�s Gate on Possum Kingdom Lake. Over the past 8 or so years (I have lost the exact count) we have brought hundreds of area Scuba Divers out to Possum Kingdom to help clean up the mess left by party boats at Hell�s Gate.�Last year we set a record of close to 6,000lbs.�I�m excited to see what this year holds for us.�I have�included directions to both the Cleanup site and Inland Divers Property.Some general information that I hope helps things run a little smoother.1. If you have not registered your name with us or know someone that wants to attend that hasn�t please call the shop ASAP. We have a roster of names that will determine who gets on a boat.�Space is limited. Call[masked]. Sign is�9:00am�sharp. Boat departs at�10:00am.�If you are late you will miss the boat. Don�t miss the boat.3. Camping is free and encouraged at The Inland Divers Dive Club property just down the road. They have showers and real bathrooms. If you have RV/camper there is a small charge for hooking up electricity. Camping is available�Friday�and�Saturday�night.�And diving is nice from their dive dock.�www.inlanddiversassociation. com�See their site for more info and interactive map.4. Please bring all the equipment and air you will need as there are no air fills on PK.5. We will have bottled water on the boats.6. Water temp is very nice and warm. Depths are fairly shallow 20-30�. Gloves are a good thing. I prefer cheap gardening gloves to protect from broken glass or cans. Viz varies but in the past it usually maintains about 3 ft. viz even with all the people pulling up from the bottom.7. Please assemble your gear and stage in a designated area when you arrive, Boat captains will direct divers when and how to board the vessels.�Please bring no more than you need for the dive. This will be a one tank dive so no extra tanks please. It� shallow and the past has shown most divers are tired before running low of air.8. We will have mesh bags for divers to use to collect trash. Once filled we will transfer into bigger bags and load on barge. Buddy teams will share bags. We will brief divers on best techniques to maintain buddy contact.9. Immediately following the cleanup, we will head over to the Inland Divers Property for a BBQ. Directions are on the attached map and are just up the road minutes away.�We will have food and drinks for all the hungry volunteers. If you bring along extra tanks this is a great place to do a unique fun dive. The wall here drops to below 70ft and I recommend a thicker wetsuit and beanie if you want to explore it beyond the thermocline.�The viz is usually very good as you get deeper but a light is recommended.�Hell�s Gate Clean Up 2014W/ BBQ Hosted at Inland DiversWe�re excited to kick off another successful clean up at Hell�s Gate on Possum Kingdom Lake. This year promises to be the biggest ever!Sign in is�9:00am�Sharp There will be Event Release forms for all to sign and T-shirt pick upBoats departs�10:00am. Don�t miss the boat!Directions from Dallas: Approximately 115 miles and about 2 hours and 15 minute drive.Take I 30 WMerge on to I 20 W (6.04 mi)Exit 414 merge onto US180 W to Weatherford /Mineral Wells (81.0 mi)Turn Right on TX-337 W (11.4 mi)Turn Left onto TX-254 W (7.3 mi)Slight Left onto State HWY 16 S (1.9 mi)Slight Right onto Park Rd 36 (3.6 mi)Turn Left on La Villa Rd (.01mi)Turn Left onto Scenic Point Drive (362ft)Take first Right (.01mi) You found us! BRA#1 Boat Ramp Scenic Point Scenic Rd Graford TX 76449�Immediately following clean up we will meet for BBQ Party, Camping and Fun Dives atInland Divers Dive Club PropertyInland Divers is just up the road about 2 miles.Exit Park by following the Scenic Rd past the park cross over La Villa to Redbird RdAs you go out Scenic Rd and cross over La Villa it�s practically directly across street to Redbird Rd.You will see Signs out front and the Gate has Inland Divers over the Top of it.�The Address for Inland Divers is 3203 Redbird Rd Graford TX 76449Check Out their website�www.inlanddiversassociation. comFree Camping is being offered by Inland Divers�Friday�and�Saturday�nights. Diving is available from dive dock.��Thank You All!�Cheers,

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Date:
September 13, 2014
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9:00 am
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