Pats Peak Hosts Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge Jan. 20

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 17 2008 - 01:47 PM

HENNIKER, New Hampshire — Pats Peak announces its participation in the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge series on Sunday, January 20, 2008.

This is a fun, family ski and snowboard race on the Downdraft slope at Pats Peak, sponsored by Mountain Dew. The race is open to all ages and free of charge to all who have purchased a Pats Peak lift ticket for that day (or have a Pats Peak Season Pass). Registration starts at 8am in the Main Lodge and continues until 11am. The first 100 racers who register will receive a free t-shirt.

There will be a Vertical Party and Awards Ceremony following the race. Participants and resort guests will be entertained throughout the day with exciting interactive games, music, thousands in raffle prizes and plenty of FREE Mountain Dew!

More About the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge:
The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge is a fun and exciting series of over 50 Ski and Snowboard Races held at the top resorts in the U.S. The races are FREE for all skiers and boarders holding a valid lift ticket. For more information, check out

More about Pats Peak:

Pats Peak is in its 45th consecutive ski and snowboard season under the Patenaude family ownership. Pats Peak has 22 well-groomed trails, two terrain parks, a snowtubing park, 9 high capacity lifts and some of the most challenging skiing in Southern New Hampshire. Pats Peak has more than 70 Adult Racing teams in the Adult Corporate Racing League, an After School Learn to Ski and Snowboard Program for more than 8,000 kids from over 100 local schools and the most Night Skiing in Southern New Hampshire. Pats Peak is located twenty minutes from Concord, forty minutes from Manchester, and ninety minutes from Boston.