Please proceed to WBC parking lot with caution. Be advised that Alberta Parks is currently working to try to have the piled logs removed from just before the WBC site by a picker truck operator. We will be hauling from 9:00am till 3:00 pm with 2 logging trucks, the logging trucks will have parks decals. It should be about 3 loads per truck. We are attempting to ensure that the picker truck operator’s vehicle has [...]
Dec 11 Update Thanks very much for your donations - we're only a week in to the “50 / 50” Fundraising campaign, and we're already at nearly $7,000!! Now if only the weather would cooperate. There's snow in the forecast a week from now, so with any luck we might be out on the trails in time for Christmas. The grooming team are just chomping at the bit to get out there!! Fundraising Decals To [...]
Have you volunteered with the GBCTA in the 2016/2017 season? Are you interested in free Standard First Aid Courses? This is a great opportunity to increase your First Aid skills. Each year, the Kananaskis Region Public Engagement - Community and Partner Relations Program offers Standard First Aid certification courses for volunteers and the staff who support them. The courses are taught by Parks staff who work with volunteers in the field, so course scenarios are [...]
Sealed Bid Auction Matted Print WITH FRAME - 25” x 28” Game over Fox & Maple PRINT is numbered and signed by Robert Bateman Instructions: Fill out bid slip and deposit in sealed box. Highest bidder will be contacted by phone following close of auction to arrange delivery of framed print. All applicable sales taxes and a shipping charge may apply to purchase. Winning bidder may pay by cash, cheque or credit card. All applicable [...]
West Bragg Creek (WBC) TransCanada Trail (TCT) in Rocky View County (RVC) Snow Ploughing The WBC TCT in RVC was snow ploughed on November 11, 2017 by Bragg Creek Excavating. Many thanks to John and Linda for donating this first snow ploughing of the trail for the winter of 2017-18. If you like having the WBC TCT snow ploughed, please consider donating to the GBCTA online and select from the dropdown Trans Canada Trail from [...]
Trans Canada Trail (TCT) – Phases 2/3 Update The West Bragg Creek portion of the Great Trail (formerly the Trans-Canada Trail) is now largely complete. There is now safe passage along the West Bragg Creek road to walk, bike or ride your horse from the hamlet to Kananaskis Country. There are too many people to thank in this message for their gargantuan efforts in the venture, so I’ll limit it to a few, with apologies [...]
The occurrence of an accident with one of our volunteers earlier this autumn has necessitated a suspension of volunteer activities by the GBCTA. This means that we won’t be able to use volunteers to either clear deadfall from the trails after the recent wind events or to pack and track the beautiful snow that has just fallen. We are working hard with Parks and Public Lands to get back into action as soon as possible [...]
Community Trails include Banded Peak, Redwood, Centennial Trail and Trans Canada Trail. Our objective is to create pathways that connect our community and provide access for all residents of Bragg Creek.