West Bragg Creek Trail Etiquette, Trail Types, User Recommendations and Safety Welcome to West Bragg Creek Trails. This is a multi-use, non-motorized recreation area. Since this is non-motorized trails system that welcomes a wide variety of users we ask that you extend a few common courtesies to your fellow trail users and respect the facilities that have been provided for your enjoyment. Trailhead Parking and Perimeter Trail There is plenty of parking at West Bragg [...]
About Horseback Riding in the Winter in West Bragg Creek Equestrians are welcome on the All Season trails system, shown on maps in brown colour, EXCEPT those that are designated as ski trails from Dec 1 to March 31 annually Where the access to these trails shares sections with ski trails, such as accessing Ranger Summit or Boundary Ridge from the Parking area, please stay to the far left, and ride single file so as [...]
Dec 19 2018 In early 2018, the GBCTA raised $ 500,000 from Rocky View County ($331,000) and TransCanada Trail Foundation ($169,000) to complete the construction of a pedestrian bridge, just east of Wild Rose, and 472 meters of strong post guardrail that is required as per the Rocky View County approved design for the subject trail. The strong post guard rail was installed for the GBCTA in the summer of 2018 by Volker Stevin, under [...]
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 hours but less than 40 qualify for a 1/2 price ski pass. Your name is on a list at the Nordic Centre so simply identify yourself at the front desk when you go. If you already purchased a pass you [...]
Fat Bike Fat Wallet Update - Jan 1st 2019 The GBCTA would like to thank all those who donated to our successful Fat Bike Grooming Fundraising Campaign. We would especially like to thank Alison and Darrell Jones, who donated $12,000 and enabled us to significantly exceed our goal of $12,000. We raised $18,911 for fat bike grooming equipment purchases and operations expenses. Fat Bike Grooming 2018/2019 GBCTA has a strong team of volunteer groomers for [...]
This was a busy and productive summer for the GBCTA on WBC ski trails. Here are some of the projects that were completed: In partnership with Bragg Creek Excavating the GBCTA completed installation of 2 new bridges to cross creeks that previously had culverts which chronically froze creating dangerous ice flows. These were among the biggest projects GBCTA volunteers have ever undertaken involving the transport to site and placing of 64 tons of concrete bridge [...]
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.