Beast of the East Pro GRT

Goat Skull, Ramshead Lodge
Thu Jul 28 2016 - Sun Jul 31 2016

Top mountain bikers from around the world will be competing in the USA Cycling Pro Gravity downhill event at the Killington Bike Park.

Competitors will battle it out on the brand new Goat Skull trail at Ramshead Mountain.

The Pro GRT is a USA Cycling sanctioned event.


July 28 - 31, 2016


Pre-registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available Thursday, July 28, 2016 - Saturday, July 30, 2016.

All competitors who have not pre-registered will need to fill out a registration form here. To save time at registration, please fill out this form in advance.

All participants of the Beast of the East Pro GRT must complete an Express Assumption of Risk form. If you are under 18, a parent/guardian must sign the form. These forms will be available for all participants to sign at registration. If you need a parent/guardian to sign prior to the race, please download & print the form here.

Entry Fees

Pro $125
Amateur $110
On-Site Registration  
Pro $135
Amateur $120
Thursday Lift Ticket $25
USAC Day License $10

*Entry fee includes number plates and Friday - Sunday lift ticket

**USAC Annual or Day License required for all racers


Spectator tickets for the Ramshead Lift will be available on-site for $10.

Spectator tickets for the K1 Gondola will be available on-site for $15.

Spectator tickets are one-way foot traffic only. No downloading. Spectators may walk down to the course from the top.

*Sunday spectator tickets may be purchased in Snowshed Lodge or K1 Lodge.


Female Expert Open  (Cat 1)
Female Amateur Open  (Cat 2/3)
Clif Kids Class 14 & Under
Male Open 50+
Male Amateur 40+  (Cat 2/3)
Male Amateur 30-39  (Cat 2/3)
Male Amateur 19-29  (Cat 2/3)
Male Amateur 15-18  (Cat 2/3)
Male Expert 40+  (Cat 1)
Male Expert 30-39  (Cat 1)
Male Expert 19-29  (Cat 1)
Male Expert 15-18  (Cat 1)
Female Pro
Male Pro 


Thursday, July 28    
Registration/Check-In/Pit Load-In 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Ramshead Lodge
Killington Bike Park Open For Freeriding 10:00 am - 6:30 pm Killington Resort
Course Walk Only (No Bikes) 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Course
Friday, July 29    
Registration/Check-In/Pit Load-In 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Ramshead Lodge
Course Walk Only (No Bikes) 8:00 am - 9:00 am Course
Pit Load-In 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Ramshead Base Area
Course Open For Pro/CAT 1 Junior Practice Only 9:00 am - 1:30 pm Course
Course Open For Adult CAT 1/2/3 Practice Only 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm Course
Mandatory Meeting for Elite Rider/Team Managers 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Ramshead Lodge
Saturday, July 30    
Registration/Check-In 8:00 am - 1:30 pm Ramshead Lodge
Pit Load-In 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Ramshead Base Area
Cat 1/2/3 Practice Only 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Course
Pro/Cat 1 Junior Practice Only 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Course
Seeding Runs (Pro/CAT 1 Junior Only) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Course
Course Walk Only (No Bikes) 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Course
Adam Ezra Group Free Concert 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Snowshed Base Area
Sunday, July 31    
CAT 2/3 Practice (2 Practice Runs) 8:00 am - 9:30 am Course
Rider's Meeting Cat 1/2/3 9:45 am - 10:00 am Ramshead Quad Base
CAT 2/3 Race 10:00 am - 11:30 am Course
Cat 1 Practice (2 Practice Runs) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Course
Pro/Cat 1 Junior Practice 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Course
CAT 1 Junior/Pro Women/Pro Men Race 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Course
Awards - Following Race Completion   Ramshead Base Area

*All information subject to change


Take a look at the 2016 Pro GRT Course Map

Pit Space

Pit Spaces will be located near the base of the Ramshead Quad. The Pits will open on Thursday and close on Sunday at the conclusion of the race. The pit lots are open to paid guests only. No employee or guest parking. Pit spaces will be monitored throughout the event. Prices below are for participating race teams. Vendors looking for expo space should email


10x10 Space (Includes 1 parking spot) - $100

10x20 Space (Includes 2 parking spots) - $200

20x20 Space (Includes 2 parking spots) - $400

20x40 Space (Includes 3 parking spots) - $600

*Pit spaces do not include power or water hook up.

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Camping for the Beast of the East Pro GRT is located in the Vale parking lots on Vale Road (a short walk or bike to Ramshead Lodge). These spots are free and first-come, first-serve.

Not interested in camping? Special lodging deals are available within a couple of miles of Ramshead Base. Click here for discounted rates.

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