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Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association

Date of event: Feb 10-12, 2017

Host Club: XC Bragg Creek

Co-Event Chiefs: Roy Strum and Erik Anderson, XCBC

Assistant Chief: Ann Sullivan, XCBC

Trails: West Bragg Creek Ski Trails, Kananaskis Country

Alberta Youth Championships (AYC) is a provincial-level event aimed at a four-year age grouping referred to in Alberta as Mini-midgets and Midgets (2003-2006 birth years). This event is the club championship event for this age group in Alberta.

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NOTE: The WBC Parking lot will be extremely busy this week and parking limited.

There is a temporary trail closure of lower Sugar Daddy, between Elbow Trail and Snagmore, while Alberta Transportation does some drilling for core samples. Users can detour around via Elbow and Snagmore. We will let you know when that section of trail reopens.

Please join us for an evening of songs and stories with Canmore singer songwriter Julia Lynx.  After hiking the Great Divide Trail with spouse and guidebook author Dustin Lynx, life on the trail infused Julia’s songwriting with a love for the land.  "Lynx is endowed with a big-league voice: strong, fresh and country clear, with an engagingly warm fuzzy edge ..."Miles Durrie, Avenue Online.

There will be light refreshments and an opportunity to catch up with others who have hiked the trail or have participated in a maintenance trip.  

The cost is $20 students are $15.  Please help support the completion and long term protection of the Great Divide Trail

The Details:

When: Saturday, January 28th, 7:00 - 9:00pm.  Doors open at 6:30 pm

Where: Alberta Wilderness Association, 455 12 St. NW, Calgary AB T2N 1Y9

How to Get a Ticket: Please purchase a ticket in advance.  Click here:

Stay warm and hope to see you there!

Kind regards,

Barb Lauer
GDTA Outreach Team

P.S. Save the date:  Charlie Russell, the world renowned bear expert, will be speaking about a lifetime of living and hiking with grizzlies at a GDTA event on Tuesday, March 21st.  For more information:

Big thanks to Barb and John Teghtmeyer at Bragg Creek Shell station for stepping up to be our fuel sponsors for this year - please support them whenever you can. 


We are truly humbled by your generosity. Thank you so very much! With your incredible support and the funds from the grant, plans are now underway for the second grooming truck; we will keep you posted as to our progress and any other updates.

The forecast is still for snow towards the end of the week, so with any luck we can repay your extreme generosity with some fabulous corduroy and tracks!!

And for those last minute people on your list - don't forget the trail map buffs for Christmas (pick them up at the Bragg Creek Shell Station)!!

 As always, for trail-specific information and conditions, please visit the Trails Conditions page here.

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