$21,300!!! 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.
The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association happily announces the opening of a trails centre located on the north side of the West Bragg parking lot. The new trails centre will serve as a gathering point and as a warming hut for the many users who access the West Bragg trails. With the Trails Centre, the WBC trail network now meets all the parameters for clubs that like to plan trips to trail areas that have good parking (including for a bus), toilet facilities, a warm-up shelter, and trails for different activities such as XC skiing and snowshoeing at a variety of skill/endurance levels. The Trails Centre operates entirely on donations, therefore a club donation for the use of the facility would be appreciated. Note that it is intended for short-term use; no personal items should be stored in the Trails [...]
Back in September Calgary Cycle teamed up with Devinci and organized a bike raffle to benefit the local trail associations around Calgary. The strategy was simple, canvas the trails, the shops, everywhere possible - with a $10.00 donation you received an entry into a draw for a Carbon Devinci Django RS. Over $10,000.00 was raised and will be split between the Calgary Mountain Bike Alliance, Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association, and Moose Mountain Bike Trails Society. To make the draw we brought together Sandy Bruce (GBCTA) David Owen (GBCTA), Kevin Garrets (MMBTS), David Mills (CMBA), and the Calgary Cycle commander and chief Derek Lee to draw a winner and talk trails. There was an overwhelming sense of appreciation from all 3 trails organizations towards both Devinci and everyone who donated to this cause. The money raised by this raffle will keep the trails in our area maintained [...]
Upgrade 16.7 kilometers of cross country ski trails : $30,000 Moose Loop (5.8 km), Iron Springs (4.7 km), Elbow (5.2 km), Loggers (0.1 km), West Crystal Line (0.2 km), Middle Crystal Line (0.2 km) and Sundog (0.5 km). Scope of work includes: Brush clearing, removal of encroaching or overhanging trees, completing drainage and tread repairs/grading/smoothing, culverts and the addition of a ski bridge on Moose Loop. Mountain View West : Add new 3.8 km ski trail $15,500 Formalize the transfer of Spray Lakes Haul Road 1109A to the West Bragg Creek trail system. Work with Spray Lakes Sawmills regarding reclamation, drainage and tread work. GBCTA scope of work: replace one SLS bridge and supply 1214 culverts. Construct an all season trail link between Tom Snow trail reroute and Merlin View: $30,000 A portion of the Tom Snow trail in the West Bragg Creek trail network is designated as the route for the TransCanada [...]