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The heart of the Glacier Storms River Traverse

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Linda Marais, who hadn’t cycled much since High School, conquers the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse. Photo: www.zcmc.co.za The curtains of the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse have officially drawn to a close.   With three-stages through sections of the Tsitsikamma National Park and along the Storms River coastline, the event was every adventure-seekers utopia. Far above the thrill of traversing through South Africa’s ...

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de Villiers & Hill Kick off Women’s Month in Style

The beautiful Tsitsikamma Forest sets the scene for a relaxed weekend of riding in the Glacier Storms River Traverse which takes place from the 8th to the 10th of August in the Storms River Village. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Yolande de Villiers and Sarah Hill got Women’s Month off to a winning start as they dominated the 2017 Glacier Storms River Traverse in the solo women’s and mixed categories respectively. de Villiers not only won the solo women’s race but was also the first rider across the finish line on all three days; while Hill, riding with Gavin Salt, ...

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Glacier Storms River Traverse Boasts Dryland’s Water Neutral Policy

In 2013 Dryland took the decision to ensure that all their events are water neutral and off set their water use by freeing up water through alien vegetation clearing and water course rehabilitation. One of their most successful projects in this regard has been around the Glacier Storms River Traverse where 6 hectares were cleared between September and December last year. This doubled the flow of the stream upon which the clearing efforts were centred and in so doing freed up 20 times more water than the 2015 event used. In 2016 the project is set to continue and will hopefully exceed those heights.

In 2013 when the Southern Cape was in the grip of the worst drought in living memory, Dryland Event Management began implementing steps to ensure their events became ‘water neutral’. As one of South Africa’s largest event organisers Dryland prides itself on the company’s sustainable approach to both business and the environments within which it operates. The 2016 Glacier Storms ...

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Last chance to join the Glacier Storms River Traverse, sponsored by Glacier by Sanlam

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Taking place in the beautiful, untouched gem that is Tsitsikamma, the Glacier Storms River Traverse is set to be a top-class mountain biking race complete with phenomenal views, world-class trails and great hospitality. Whether you are an experienced rider or just starting out, this three stage event should be on your bucket list. Consisting of three fairly short stages (62.2km, ...

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