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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 listed on our volunteer calendar. It's time to give [...]

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 volunteers for stepping up to take the lead! GBCTA 2018 [...]

The 100 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 -             500 hours David Owen -    [...]

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 Restaurant and Brewery Tool Shed Brewing Village Brewery [...]

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 Creek were the construction of the upgraded parking and [...]

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 programs to ensure that  they  are  in compliance with [...]

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Kms of trails for hiking, biking, fat biking, snowshoeing, horseback riding, trail running and dog walking near Calgary. Trails built and maintained by thousands of volunteers hours every year.

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WINTER TRAILS

The GBCTA Ski Committee works in conjunction with K-Country to improve trail conditions and track set the West Bragg Creek Ski Trails to provide a quality Nordic ski experience in West Bragg Creek.

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COMMUNITY TRAILS

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.

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