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West Bragg Creek Trails 2016 Summary

In 2016, The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association focused on upgrading existing trails, adding new winter trails and enhancing the visitor experience at the West Bragg Creek trail network. Volunteers contributed over 8,000 hours of work and $150,000 of donations were spent on dozens of projects to construct, upgrade and maintain the West Bragg Creek trail network. Significant investments and actions by Alberta Parks/ Government of Alberta resulted in a number of important enhancements to the trail [...]

20/20 Final Update – And our total is……

$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 [...]

Trails Centre Is Open in West Bragg Creek

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 [...]

Calgary Cycle and Devinci Trail Fundraiser

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 [...]

2016 All Season Trails Work Plan

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 Host Volunteers Needed

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) is in need of volunteers to be West Bragg Creek (WBC) trail hosts starting in June 2016.  If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact: Ursula Wohlfarth, at wohlfarth@shaw.ca, or 403-228-4435. WBC Trail Host Volunteer Job Descriptions & Expectations: We are volunteers for Alberta Parks and also goodwill ambassadors for the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association.  We use education and awareness to improve the [...]

West Bragg Creek Trails 2015 Summary

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association achieved a very successful 2015 work season. Volunteers contributed 9087 hours of work and $172,000 of donations were spent on dozens of projects to construct, upgrade and maintain the West Bragg Creek trail network. All-Season Trails (Hiking, Biking, Equestrian and Snowshoeing) The 4.7 km Snakes & Ladders trail was constructed to link Ranger Summit to Ridgeback trails. The trail and a new bridge was built with a combination of a mini-excavator, a back-hoe supplied [...]

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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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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 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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