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What weights and what discs should I take to the mountains to play.


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Well when I play courses in the Tahoe basin I don't throw or bring anything more stable than my Valk and it's a 165g and I would say it flew more like a Starfire or FL (approx). Now there are a few over stable disc I bring, like my 150 class Z Flick or my Gator, but they seldom if ever get used. A few things I should add.

1: I throw low weight discs no matter were I play. My heaviest  disc is 171g anyway. So I can't help you on the weight thing.

2: I haven't played Tahoe since I bought my Vulcan, Sword, King, or Bolt. So I can't say how they would fly, but I would think the Vulcan would do fine at that height. 

Star TeeBird, Star Sidewinder, Banshee (for headwind shots), maybe a Vulcan. Echo Star Katana if you can flip it over and then let it come back. I like weights from 165 to 170.

lighter is better, but i've gone back and forth between CO and WI, and what i've found is that if i put a tad more anhyzer than i normally would, it'll fly similar. the thing with playing at higher altitudes is that a disc will act more stable than it would at sea level.


or you can change discs depending on the shot. if you would normally use a valkyrie on a straight shot, an understable disc like a sidewinder should perform similarly at altitude.


just account for the overstability and you'll be fine. have fun! disc golf in the mountains is great.

I'd leave the weights behind,bring your light discs.;>}
Lighter ones will glide and go further on Uphill shots. Heavy ones tank out quick going uphill!
Depends on the Elevation. Some disc's that are understable at sea level , will be stable at elevation above 6000 feet.

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