Glacier Breaker 2018

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 Sprint: Donnie Dutton Park (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

Saturday, February 25
Onsite Registration &
Athlete Check-in
8:30 – 9:30 amRiver’s End Restaurant
Slalom Volunteer Meeting10 amRiver’s End Restaurant
Slalom Competitor’s Meeting1o:30 amRiver’s End Restaurant
Slalom Course Walk
with NRC Coaches
11 amNantahala Bridge Gates
Downriver Sprint START11:30 amDonnie Dutton Park
 Slalom START12 pmNantahala Bridge Gates
Slalom Awards Ceremony3 pmBig Wesser BBQ
Sunday, February 26
Downriver Registration9-10 amRiver’s End Restaurant
 Downriver Competitor’s Meeting10:30 amRiver’s End Restaurant
Downriver Classic Start11:30 amThe Ledges Rapid
Downriver Awards Ceremony12:30 pmRiver’s End Restaurant

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

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Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.


Feb 24 to Feb 25, 2018


Bryson City, NC