[Skip to Content]
Pats Peak Logo
Snow Report



Click for full Mountain Report

Pats Peak Eastern States Cup Downhill Thrill

2-Day Event:
Saturday: Practice for paid entrants only
Sunday: Downhill Thrill Race

ESC LogoSee the Weekend Schedule for times and more details.

--Eastern States Cup (ESC) DH Cup USAC Regional Championship Series
--USAC NH State Championship DH event.
--Qualifier to USA Cycling MTB National Championships.

View some Downhill Thrill photos.

Downhill racers will take the chair lift up to the top of the mountain and race down the course one at a time against the clock for the quickest time to the bottom of the course. Two different tracks with a common finish, total time for both runs will determine the winners.
-The two tracks will finish in the DH camping area, complete with berms, jumps and other features.
-The triple chairlift that departs from the same DH Camping Area will be used.

The Downhill race is part of the Eastern States Cup (ESC) DH Cup USAC Regional Championship Series. This series includes eight venues each with their own series race plus the regional finals and the series finals. This multi-championship series includes Pats Peak, NH; Killington VT; Jiminy Peak, MA; Mount Snow VT; Sugarbush VT; Attitash, NH; Thunder Mountain, MA; and Plattekill, NY. In addition to the New England DH Cup USAC Regional Championship Series there is an Atlantic DH Cup USAC Regional Championship Series. The ESC Downhill races provides high-level racing, multiple USAC Championships at great venues. For a listing of the ESC schedule, rules and more information: www.easternstatescup.com.

Downhill Thrill Categories

Downhill Thrill Entry Fees

All participating riders must be licensed by USA Cycling.
A One-Day license is available for $10 per person and is good for both practice day and race day for Cat 3 and Cat 2 Downhill racers. ALL Cat 1/PRO racers MUST have an annual USA Cycling license. Eastern State Cup Downhill State and Series Contestants must have annual USAC Licenses.

VITTORIA ESC Number Plates:
All Racers must use the current year VITTORIA ESC Number Plate anytime they are on course including their race run and practice. Only Racers with VITTORIA ESC Number Plates are allowed on the Race Course.

ESC number plates are available on the ESC website or at every race for $10.00 each.
These plates can be reused by racers at all the current year VITTORIA ESC races.
Modifications will/can result is disqualification. Lettering/Logos MUST be 100% Intact. NO CUTS!!

Online Registration Pre-Entry is available: 




SW Logo
Root 66 Logo