September 30 Celebration Postponed for the West Bragg Creek (WBC) Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and Provincial Recreation Area (PRA) Parking Lot. The GBCTA and Alberta Parks have jointly decided to postpone the WBC TCT PRA September 30 celebration until Alberta Parks has fully completed all the work associated with the WBC PRA and Parking lot upgrade. Once the WBC PRA and Parking lot is complete, the celebration will be rescheduled.
GBCTA and Jeff Hughes are the cover story this month. Jeff Hughes and the GBCTA won the Cross Country Alberta award for Outstanding Ski Area Operations 2016/17. The interesting article talks about the ski grooming operations, equipment and lead groomer Jeff Hughes. Also includes the growing popularity of the trails and the role the trails have in revitalizing the hamlet post flood. A good read... View SnoOps Magazine
Construction of the West Bragg Creek Trail (TCT) Phases 2/3 in Rocky View County is expected to be complete by about September 30 for 2017 weather permitting. The trail has 3/4 inch gravel in place and will be top coated during September with a finer gravel mix to provide a smoother surface than currently is in place on Phase 1. Phase 1 may also be top coated with this finer gravel mix in September, provided [...]
Materials were delivered by helicopter for the construction of new bridge on Sugar Mama this past weekend. Super thanks to Rod @ Parks, Jeff & his crew of fire fighters and Bruce the pilot for making the delivery of all the bridge materials look so easy. They really came together for us. The pictures show Jeff getting the first load ready for liftoff, the load flying away, the load of stringers flying by & Felix, [...]
Please be advised that construction work on the West Bragg Creek Day Use Area Access Road (road reconstruction and paving) is scheduled to start next week - (Sept 11/12 and be finished by September 22, 2017. The road will remain open with restrictions, and the Day Use Area will remain open during this period. Expect delays and exercise caution.
Great News!!! 2017 funding for the Kananaskis Public Access Defibrillation (KPAD) program has been approved and that we will be placing one of the units in your site at the West Bragg Creek Trails Centre. We recognize the high level of visitorship in the West Bragg Creek trails system and the potential for an event to occur due to the number of users and the activities performed. Every year over 40,000 Canadians will suffer sudden [...]
This summer our trail construction program is focused on completing the Trans-Canada Trail through West Bragg Creek. The Iron Creek segment has been completed and is ready to use. The trail continues west from the end of the Bragg Creek-Rocky View portion of the Trans-Canada Trail. It begins with by winding through a mature spruce forest and over three new bridges. The next 2 km is cross country ski trail width to a junction with [...]
XC Bragg Creek is now taking registration for their Cross Country Ski Program hosted at the West Bragg Creek Trails. Program for youth starting at age 5 Adult sessions to be determined once the snow flies Classic & Skate Ski techniques, REC or Competitive programs Program prices start at $132 Are you excited for snow yet? Website: www.xcbraggcreek.ca Registration link: https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=15657&lan=1&cartlevel=1