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Ive never played in the snow before. Anyone know if it is challenging to find discs after throwing into snow? Do they get buried easily or sit on top?

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Depends on the moisture level and freshness of the snow. Wet snow should leave an entry point, while dry snow is more like a leaf pile and can easily conceal a disc without leaving an entry point. Snow that has been around for a while is subject to the heating and cooling of the day, as well as being weathered by the wind. It will get hard and crunchy and most shots will simply sit on top of it. I think the rule of thumb is hyzers will sit up top while anhyzers have a tendency to get buried. Fresh snow is the stuff that will swallow your disc, though it might be easier to find the entry point before the area gets trampled. I haven't really experienced playing in deep snow however.

What I did was tape some ribbons to my discs so that even if they did get buried, the ribbon will still be visible. So while I didn't lose a single disc last winter, there are several downsides to this method. If you have several ribbons in your bag they WILL interact and tangle with each other no matter how careful you try to be. This method also produces drag so your shots will lose about %15 - 20% of their flight to this effect. There is also a risk that the disc will come too close to some hanging branches and get tangled in a tree (ESPECIALLY in pine).

I would say this method isn't perfect, but if you really don't want to lose a disc I would suggest trying it with a few.

I generally only throw trunk discs in the snow.

Ribbon idea sounds useful. I might have to try that out this winter. Thanks for the advice

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