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Volunteer Trail Builders Celebrate Another Successful Year

The rustic log surroundings of the Snowbirds Chalet in Bragg Creek was the setting for this year’s GBCTA Volunteer Appreciation Event. The occasion held on the evening of November 2 saw the place filled with enthusiastic trail builders who gathered for a spaghetti feast prepared by Korner Kitchen. The program hosted by President Con Schiebel included highlights of this year’s construction season presented by Alf Skrastins and acknowledgements of a job well done by the Alberta [...]

XC Ski Trails in WBC Are Groomed and Ready to Go!

Given the recent early season snow events, the GBCTA ski groomers have gotten a jump on winter trail grooming. We acknowledge that all users can use ski trails until Dec.1, however we ask that the hard work of the groomers be respected as we try to take advantage of current conditions.  Non-skiers are requested to not use groomed WBC ski trails until April 1, 2020 in order to prevent damage to the groomed ski tracks and potential negative [...]

TransCanada Trail Travel Restriction Removed

The GBCTA is lifting the temporary restriction on horses and narrow tired bikes on the West Bragg Creek Trail (WBCT) or TransCanada Trail (TCT) in Rocky View County (RVC) effective November 6, 2019. The temporary restrictions signage on the TransCanada Trail has been removed. This restriction in combination with recent GBCTA tread smoothing operations was successful in establishing a smooth frozen tread over virtually all of the West Bragg Creek Trail or TransCanada Trail. Your cooperation [...]

Avalanche Awareness

ARE YOU NEW TO THE BACKCOUNTRY? Learn about avalanche awareness so you can enjoy the winter playground! DRAW PRIZES! November 7th, Doors open 6:30pm Presentations start at 7pm University of Calgary, Science Theatres, #148 FREE ADMISSION

Free CNC Ski Pass for GBCTA Volunteers

Alberta Parks wants to say thank you for volunteering Volunteers having registered 40 hours or more on Better Impact will qualify for a free ski pass at Canmore Nordic Centre.  Those with greater than 20 [...]

Ebikes are Permitted in WBC PRA – New Test Policy

Alberta Parks has officially launched an eBike pilot project at West Bragg Creek, Ribbon Creek, Glenbow Ranch and Fish Creek Parks.  The description of the new policy is found here. EBikes have always been permitted [...]

  • Banded Peak Trail Project

New Gravel on the Banded Peak Trail

Many thanks to Bragg Creek Excavating for the successful completion of the re-gravel project on the Banded Peak Trail between the Banded Peak School and the Bragg Creek Community Centre.  Also many thanks to Rocky [...]

GBCTA Welcomes Supporters of The Great Trail

Greater Bragg Creek Trail Association was pleased to welcome supporters of The Great Trail of Canada for a summer hike on June 15. The hike was hosted by Laureen Harper, a National Champion of Trans Canada Trail [...]

  • GBCTA Trail days

Trail Building 101

 The culture of trail stewardship starts within our community. If you like recreating on trails, chances are you’ll really enjoy building and maintaining them too. Trail work is a little bit engineering; a little bit [...]

July Volunteer Trail Days

We are having a super season out here on the trails with a record amount of early season maintenance being done. Thank you to everybody who has volunteered individually and to Steve at Birchcliff Energy [...]

  • GBCTA Bridge Construction

WBC Trails 2018 Summary

The 2018 summer trail work focused on maintenance, repairs and upgrades to the existing trail network. Work was done on 22.3 km of trails or 22.7% of the single-track network. Single Track, All-Season Trails : [...]

  • The Great Trail Treasure Hunt

The Great Trail Treasure Hunt

Back for a second run, The Great Trail Treasure Hunt is back and bigger than ever. 200 treasure boxes have been hidden along The Great Trail across Canada. Now, it’s up to you to find [...]

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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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Daryl K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund Calgary Foundation

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Alexander Rothney (Sandy) Cross Estate Fund at the Calgary Foundation

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