NRC Glacier Breaker
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.
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
|Onsite Registration &
|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
|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|