NRC Glacier Breaker

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Dates: February 24 – February 25 nrc_register_button
Time: 11:30 am
Cost: $30
All Ages
Location: Nantahala River
Address: 13077 Hwy 19 West, Bryson City, NC 28713

Join NRC to celebrate the beginning of the spring paddling season at the NRC Glacier Breaker, a family-friendly slalom and downriver race suitable for all ability levels. Organizers review slalom rules, offer handy racing tips and walk the course with competitors to prepare for the event.

Course Information

Slalom: Nantahala Bridge Gates (Class 2)
Downriver Classic: The Ledges Rapid to the NOC Founder’s Bridge (Class 2 – 3)
Course Difficulty: The course is set to be beginner-friendly


Pre-registration: Online Registration closes at 11:59 pm on Thursday, February 22nd.
Onsite Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 am @ Big Wesser BBQ. $5 late fee applies to onsite registrations.
Discounts: Receive a $10 discount on pre-registration and payment. No discounts for day-of registrants or payments.

2018 Event Schedule

Saturday, February 24
Time Location
Onsite Registration &
Athlete Check-in
8:30 – 9:30 am Big Wesser BBQ
Slalom Volunteer Meeting 10 am Big Wesser BBQ
Slalom Competitor’s Meeting 10:30 am Big Wesser BBQ
Slalom Course Walk
with NRC Coaches
11 am Nantahala Bridge Gates
 Slalom Race START 12 pm  Nantahala Bridge Gates
Slalom Awards Ceremony 3 pm Big Wesser BBQ
Sunday, February 25
Time Location
Downriver Registration 9-10 am Big Wesser BBQ
Downriver Competitor’s Meeting 10:30 am Big Wesser BBQ
Downriver Classic Start 11:30 am The Ledges Rapid
Downriver Awards Ceremony 12:30 pm Big Wesser BBQ

Interested in growing your whitewater skills, looking for a friendly community of fellow paddlers, or possibly exploring the world of whitewater competition? Join Us!