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NRC Glacier Breaker Camp and Race

February 23/24

February 4, 2008 -- Almond, NC

The annual Nantahala Racing Club, Glacier Breaker wildwater race will take place Sunday January 24th, 2008 in Wesser, NC. This classic only race will start at the Ledges and end at the road bridge at the Nantahala Outesor Center approximately 3.5 miles downstream. Winning times will be approximately 20 minutes and whitewater is class 2-3 which includes Nantahala Falls, just above the fining line. Average high temperatures in February are 53F with lows of 24F with water temperatures in the mid-40'sF buteslease check the weather before coming to western NC as it can be a mixed bag this time of year. For a visitors guide to the area including local accommodations, restaurants and attractions, please visit

Thanks to the continued generous support of Duke Energy, we have training water scheduled Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm, Saturday 6:00am - 2:00pm and Sunday 8am-12:00pm. Additional releases can be confirmed by visiting

Enclosed is the Glacier Breaker entry form. Please consider pre-registering or simply register on the day. USACK membership is mandatory butesvent only memberships will be available at the registration desk.

Click here for the event schedule, registration form and USACK waiver form.

Contact Chris Hipgrave at for additional details.