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Steamboat Springs, CO
Thunderhead DGC Share
Uploaded By: Mtn Huckin Hole #17 (Taken 5/2008)
4 / 300ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #17 Tee: 300 ft off camber over two ski runs through a very tight pinch.



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 What a hike!

1    8/6/2009   8/6/2009
Review By: gsdtimmay
Played: 76  Reviewed: 5  Exp: 5.9 Years
3 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Excellent hole design with a good array of both uphill and downhill shots. Baskets are well kept even though they are temporary due to the short season which the course is open. If you're into hiking this is the best hike I've taken in Colorado thus far on a disc golf course, the calves definitely would shape up nicely after a month or two of this one.
Cons: Excellent hole design loses some of it's luster when you can't find the next hole. Absolutely ZERO tee signs, distance markers, or arrows to the next box. I only found my way around by following paths of half trampled grass. Some of the tee boxes are so short you can't even take two steps into your drive. Try throwing 330 up hill with only two steps. The rough is extremely thick and EATS discs, but that's not so much a con as an observation.
Other Thoughts: Loved the holes, hated the navigation but the holes were so good that the course still deserves a good rating, because once you know the course, navigating it isn't an issue anymore.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 True Mountain Golf Design

5+    10/4/2008   4/27/2009
Review By: Mtn Huckin
Played: 73  Reviewed: 12
6 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Awesome design and a true representation of mountain golf. Holes from 175 ft to 550. Plays evenly to right and left handed players. Contains Open (Mowed ski runs) and wooded holes. Equal distribution of uphill and downhill holes. Located at a mid mountain area, you are away from the base area crowds and unlike other courses on Ski Mountains you dont have to payto ride a lift.
Steamboat is a super chill town on the West slope of the Rockies guaranteeing ridiculous views and sunsets that will amaze you.
Frequent sightings of Black Bear, Moose, Fox and Elk are common - help the course out and give right of way to them. The future of this magnificent place is contingent upon a good relationship with the players and the wildlife and the mountain - Respect them all and PACK IT OUT.
For information on Steamboat Disc Golf, Check out the Steamboat Area Disc League at Steamboatdisc.com
They are cool and they are the ones that make it all happen. All baskets were supplied by the club and all course design and construction was completed by the club.
Cons: It took long enough for Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp to let Steamboat Area Disc League build a World Class Course. Its about time SSRC.
Other Thoughts: Steamboat Area Disc League is making huge headway with the Mountain. Check out PDGA's "Adventure Course" in 2009 Guidebook....FRONT PAGE
Hook with a local - there all cool and super helpful!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.

 EPIC

5+    6/1/2008   3/4/2009
Review By: menmabassguitar
Played: 16  Reviewed: 10  Exp: 8.1 Years
5 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: EXERTING! Thunderhead course will work you ! Especially if you aren't acclimated. I lived in Steamboat for a few years and played this course on a regular. BRING WATER YES! Many of the holes are open ski runs. Its a good 50% downhill (first half) and 50% uphill (second half)
This is Mt Golfing at its BEST.
If your looking for a 2-3 hour hike/golf this is the course for you!


Dirt Tees yes, with good reason, its a ski mountain and needs no more concrete poured on it.
Cons: Short season, but beggars cannot be choosers.
The rough is ROUGH, littered with bushes and trees.
Steamboat is open to Mt. Bikers during the summer so be weary of downhill rippers while crossing cat tracks.
Other Thoughts: PACK IT IN PACK IT OUT!!!

Drinking and Smoking is legit as long as your legit. This is a very big, lush mountain. Please help keep it that way! The locals do!

There are no plaques other then the sign to the trail. However the course is clearly marked from Tee to Tee.
I learned how to play at this course and cannot thank it enough!!
Peace

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.

 The Boat Rocks

2-4    9/9/2008   2/27/2009
Review By: Big Weekend
Played: 104  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 19.9 Years
0 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: Mtn. golf at it's best with amazing views of the Yampa Valley and the foliage and trees on Mt. Werner are epic. Variety of elevation changes and bomber holes as well as some short tight holes. Great tourney to play every Sept.
Cons: A few holes are a little bland and too simplistic.
Other Thoughts: Awesome CO course..Great town...Hit up the Strawberry Park Hot Springs after a round or do as I do and jump in the Yampa River.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 Long View

1    8/22/2005   8/22/2008
Review By: DiscChainBasket18
Played: 78  Reviewed: 61  Exp: 9.9 Years
0 Helpful / 7 Not
Pros: Long open shots. Epic views.
Cons: Need benches.
Other Thoughts: I was in the area on business & played with a local. Lucky, because I would've never found my way around on my own. I plsayed it a long time ago so I don't remember much except it had some epic long shots.

0 of 7 people found this review helpful.

 amazing

7/17/2008   7/17/2008
Review By: Innovadude
Played: 224  Reviewed: 176  Exp: 15.9 Years
4 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Absolutely stunning scenery of a ski resort all around it, the town below and mountains off in the distance. Well designed, testing everything you got. Technical and demanding, fun hill shots. Free, no need to pay to 'ride-up' or anything. Was a cool 65 F in the SUMMER.
Cons: Not very well marked, the air can make you dizzy, dirt tees.
Other Thoughts: Bring water, be ready to be tired afterwards, take breaks, stay on the fairway on the big downhill shots.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful.

  Rob Bringuel

6/1/2007   6/12/2008
Review By: robertbringuel
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
4 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Some open holes, many are wooded. Allows the finesse palyers a greater level of success. Many forehand shots necesary. Lots of elevational changes. Great views. Many unique layouts.
Cons: Dirt tees. It can take about 2-2.5 hurs to play. Hole 5 easy to lose discs.
Other Thoughts: Defintely worth playing!

4 of 5 people found this review helpful.


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