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 [...]
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 [...]
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 end of October • Trailhead signage The new [...]
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.