The Spring gathering to the GHEDI (Griffin Hill Equinox Disc Invitational) of disc throwers in the Pacific NW can be a very adventurous group.
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|The parking at Griffin Hill 30 minutes before tee off.|
The snow started at 6:30 AM and by tee off time for the 21 hardy souls invited and accepted for the GHEDI (11th year) it was 3-4" deep in the pastures. The precipitation started and stopped with blue clouds and sunshine for a lot of the day. The ground just turned to water and mud!
When playing in the bottom forest, grenades were going OFF (As in BOOM) as the snow fell from trees in LARGE snowball sizes. In one group containing the Scorekeeper, there was some skullduggery. He was thinking the others in his foursome were throwing snow balls at him when it was just the trees dropping bombs. After his comment, his foursome partners started throwing snowballs at him and he was just pelted but didn't realize some of that was man made missiles!
Here is a shot with a big blue cloud in the sky that was not unusual. On and off weather all day!
The snow on the ground was melting fast and created a VERY wet footing. Sometimes 3" of water, especially in the world's largest disc golf tee box!
|A mighty group of 21 getting set to brave the elements!|
The GHEDI Spring 2018 is set.
Note the cover UP by the fellow in the foreground. More later on that!
The players dressed for success. Here is The Miller just after teeing off on 8. His outfit with waterproof feet, pants, coat, and hat was very typical of the well dressed player.
|This is the 2nd Place Trophy.|
Originally won by the 1989 Science Olympiad Team from Lakewood High School, coached by Count Ferrari
Winning it again, The Rear Admiral and Biscuit. The Rear Admiral put it on his mantel!