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Let the Trail Day Construction Commence 2018!

Work has resumed on the WBC trail system as the GBCTA has met all the requirements after a provincial work ban was placed on volunteer trail organizations. This was in response to new Safe Workplace legislation that mandated organizations develop Health and Safety programs before being allowed to work on public lands.

We are now inviting volunteers to join us for trail maintenance days which are […]

2018-06-11T18:13:20+00:00 June 11th, 2018|GBCTA|

Crew Leader Training

The GBCTA paired with Friends of Kananaskis for a day of training on June 2 at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Among the topics covered were crew management, roles and responsibilities, Health and Safety Program expectations, hazard assessment and mitigation, and trail building basics. The GBCTA are committed to sending our trail volunteers out with competent and safety oriented crew leaders so we thank these fine […]

2018-06-07T13:04:45+00:00 June 7th, 2018|GBCTA|

The Hundred Hour Club – GBCTA Volunteers 2017

The following volunteers have donated their time to the Hundred Hour Collective of the Trail Network.

  • Alf Skrastins –         1336 hours
  • David Cebuliak –     1323 hours
  • Eric Lloyd –              800 hours
  • Peter Tucker –          800 hours
  • Jeff Hughes –            527 hours
  • Russ Innes –      […]
2018-06-07T16:17:09+00:00 June 6th, 2018|GBCTA|

Guardrail Construction on West Bragg Creek Road

Guardrail Construction on Township Road 232 (West Bragg Creek Road) from June 4th to June 15th, 2018

Location: Township Road 232 (West Bragg Creek Road) between Saddle Rise and Breezewood Bay.
Estimated Timeframe: June 4th to June 15th, 2018
Description: Volker Stevin will be constructing guardrail as part of the West Bragg Creek/TransCanada Trail project. No detours or closures will be in effect, but speed limits in the […]

2018-05-31T22:01:53+00:00 May 31st, 2018|GBCTA|

2018 Tunes for Trails – Thank You Sponsors

All proceeds go to Greater Bragg Creek Trails Assoc.

Thanks to all our major sponsors:

  • AdMaki/Brainface
  • Accolade Entertainment
  • Boden/Ledingham
  • Bragg Creek Community Centre
  • High Country News
  • Safari
  • Skuzzy and the Woodticks
  • Banded Peak Brewing
  • Brauerei Fahr
  • Citizen Brewing
  • Cold Garden Beverage Company
  • Common Crown Brewing
  • Half Hitch Brewing
  • Railyard Brewing
  • Six Corners Brewing
  • Spirits West Merchants
  • Trolley 5 […]
2018-06-16T15:54:45+00:00 May 26th, 2018|GBCTA|

2017 GBCTA Accomplishments

Submitted by Alf Skrastins and David Cebuliak.  Edited by Eric Lloyd. April 2018


GBCTA Volunteers provided 8701 hours of work at West Bragg Creek in2017 plus 689 hours of work on the Trans Canada Trail in Rocky View County, for a grand total of 9,390 hours.

$165,065 of donated funds were spent on trail work in West Bragg Creek in 2017.

The two major projects in 2018 at West Bragg […]

2018-05-27T21:13:34+00:00 May 20th, 2018|GBCTA|

Safety First for Volunteers

Hello Friends and Volunteers of the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA)

By  now you may have heard some of the media attention that has been aimed at groups such as ours that involves a “stop work order” issued by Alberta Parks for volunteer activities under their jurisdiction on  public lands.  As the result of this order all volunteer groups are expected to review their safety […]

2018-05-10T23:16:06+00:00 May 1st, 2018|GBCTA|

The Heart Steps Up for 50/50 Fundraiser

This winter The Heart in Bragg Creek was an integral part of the 50/50 fundraiser. Contributors could purchase their decal at the Heart as well as pick up decals purchased online. GBCTA appreciates the support of Bragg Creek businesses and The Heart has been a long time contributor supporting our annual fundraiser Tunes For Trails ever year as well.

With Gratitude

 

2018-04-17T14:20:26+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Recognition|

Gratitude for beautifully groomed trails this season!

Well, how to share the deep sense of gratitude we feel for all the beautifully groomed trails this season!

Know that our family , that being Dave, Cailen, Pablo, Tessa, Ben, Chloe and myself express how much we’ve enjoyed our time out on the trails this year. We’ve heard countless exclamations of the impeccable trail conditions over hot beverages/treats and lunches at The Heart.. many stories […]

2018-04-11T17:47:11+00:00 April 11th, 2018|GBCTA|