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Bateman Print – Sealed Bid Auction – GBCTA Fundraiser

Sealed Bid Auction

Matted Print WITH FRAME – 25” x 28”

Game over Fox & Maple

PRINT is numbered and signed by Robert Bateman

Instructions:

  1. Fill out bid slip and deposit in sealed box.
  2. Highest bidder will be contacted by phone following close of auction to arrange delivery of framed print.
  3. All applicable sales taxes and a shipping charge may apply to purchase.
  4. Winning bidder may pay by […]
2017-11-17T21:09:23+00:00 November 17th, 2017|GBCTA|

TCT Snow Ploughing

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 […]

2017-11-17T21:09:47+00:00 November 13th, 2017|GBCTA|

GBCTA Trail Talk – Nov 2017 – Published in High Country News

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 […]

2017-11-05T23:56:55+00:00 November 5th, 2017|GBCTA|

Important Note to WBC Trail Users

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 […]

2017-11-05T23:58:17+00:00 October 25th, 2017|GBCTA|

GBCTA Trail Talk – Oct 2017 – Published in High Country News

The expanded and upgraded West Bragg Creek Parking Lot has been open since early August. Trail users are enjoying the extra space for parking, the additional washrooms and the way all the trails connect around the parking lot. A few details are still unfinished:

• Access road paving – should be complete by end of September, weather dependent
• Maintenance compound buildings – should be complete by […]

2017-11-05T23:57:15+00:00 October 14th, 2017|GBCTA|

Early Season – Ski Trails Are Easily Damaged

The recent wet conditions are causing very soft paths at West Bragg Creek, especially on the ski trails. If they stay wet and don’t freeze up, they could be damaged by users, such as narrow tire bikes or horses. Please check the trail report before going out for yellow and red flags and please avoid areas that could be damaged.  Mountain road remains ok for […]

2017-10-14T20:00:24+00:00 October 14th, 2017|GBCTA|

WBC TCT Phases 2/3 is not yet open for horseback riding

The recently constructed WBC TCT Phases 2/3 is not yet open for horse back riding due to soft tread conditions. The trail is not expected to be firm enough for horse back riding until the summer of 2018. The trail still needs additional compaction by both our contractor and Mother Nature. The GBCTA intends to develop and implement an etiquette policy for the entire WBC […]

2017-09-29T02:37:55+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|GBCTA|

September 30 Celebration Postponed

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 […]

2017-09-15T15:56:22+00:00 September 15th, 2017|GBCTA|

GBCTA in SnoOps Magazine

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…

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2017-09-13T15:07:49+00:00 September 13th, 2017|GBCTA|