#111  
Old 11-28-2013, 12:18 AM
Hector Chain Hector Chain is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Years Playing: 6.3
Courses Played: 107
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 201
I find once I have to start wearing too many layers to stay warm, I lose too much mobility, even with a simplified standstill drive.

Also, if my big poofy gloves aren't enough to keep my fingers warm between drives, I can't grip the disc and end up either having it rip out too early or imparting a bunch of OAT.

In generally, if the temperature is below 20 degrees, I'm probably going to pass. And I HATE having a weekend pass without playing a round.

That said, with some Underarmour-type layers, a sweatshirt, and a windbreaker, you can stay surprisingly warm in fairly cold temperatures.
Reply With Quote
  #112  
Old 11-28-2013, 12:35 AM
tkupsc tkupsc is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: International Falls, MN
Years Playing: 4.3
Courses Played: 20
Throwing Style: LHBH
Posts: 35
It's supposed to get below zero here this weekend. I'm definitely still playing.
Reply With Quote
  #113  
Old 11-28-2013, 03:36 AM
KDinIN KDinIN is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Indiana
Years Playing: 10.4
Courses Played: 6
Throwing Style: RHFH
Posts: 188
I played on Monday and it was 18 degrees with a wind chill significantly less than that lol. I made it through 13 holes but had to bugger out early as my layered cold weather approach didn't stand a chance to the wind in the wide open portion of the course. However my wife got me a new set of base layer this week so that might be helpful in keeping me out in the cold a bit longer
Reply With Quote
  #114  
Old 11-30-2013, 01:51 PM
Steelkilt Steelkilt is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: West Seneca, NY
Courses Played: 9
Posts: 10
Hey d.q,

We're the Sunday morning regulars at Beaver/Blue Heron. In winter we usually show up between 8-9AM and in summer between 7-8AM.
Reply With Quote
  #115  
Old 12-01-2013, 05:52 PM
EWSdiscgolf's Avatar
EWSdiscgolf EWSdiscgolf is offline
Bogey Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Years Playing: 1
Courses Played: 34
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 56
It would have to be 30 degrees or over for me to play a round or two (or three )
Reply With Quote
  #116  
Old 12-03-2013, 12:11 PM
The Last DJ's Avatar
The Last DJ The Last DJ is offline
Birdie Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Milton, West Virginia
Years Playing: 6.9
Courses Played: 47
Throwing Style: RHFH
Posts: 333
My last ace was in January...nineteen degrees outside! I wrote that on my disc for some reason. It was cold, but definitely worth it!
Reply With Quote
  #117  
Old 12-03-2013, 12:15 PM
DikkaD's Avatar
DikkaD DikkaD is online now
Birdie Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Houston by way of P-Town
Courses Played: 10
Posts: 476
It doesn't get that could here in hell.
Reply With Quote
  #118  
Old 12-03-2013, 12:37 PM
ballardthedome ballardthedome is offline
Bogey Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Years Playing: 1.2
Courses Played: 40
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 55
I'm born and raised in the SF Bay Area, so cold weather (below 55 degree foggy stuff) isn't really my bag. Drove up to Oregon last week for Thanksgiving though and played Milo (Riverbend) near Portland in about 38 degree weather. First time I had played Disc in a long sleeved jacket and was pleased it didn't totally throw me off. Still played in shorts though, I don't do pants.

BDA
Reply With Quote
  #119  
Old 12-03-2013, 02:06 PM
DiscChainBasket18's Avatar
DiscChainBasket18 DiscChainBasket18 is offline
Double Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Years Playing: 10.3
Courses Played: 78
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,406
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Last DJ View Post
My last ace was in January...nineteen degrees outside! I wrote that on my disc for some reason. It was cold, but definitely worth it!
^^ def worth noting!
We played a glow event the other night at Brevard College. It started off at about 33 degrees. Stayed at that for most of the night but dropped down to 28 degrees & you could def feel the difference. Brrr! But play continued & we didnt really have a problem with it. If you dress accordingly you should be ok with the cold. Over-dressing or bulky clothing can hinder your style though
Reply With Quote
 

  #120  
Old 12-03-2013, 02:20 PM
whatariot7's Avatar
whatariot7 whatariot7 is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Noblesville, IN
Years Playing: 1.3
Courses Played: 26
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 18
Growing up in the Chicagoland area, I've decided that I will tolerate temps 25 and above, with no to low winds. Any moderate wind...better be 35 or higher. That is for solo rounds. Might as well enjoy your time out there.

Playing a round with a few buddies with high competition... as long as I can feel my fingers, I'll be good to go.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Disc Golf Center

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.