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Trail Counter on TransCanada Trail

Trail Counter Installed on the TransCanada Trail (TCT) in the Hamlet of Bragg Creek The GBCTA installed a trail counter on the TCT in the Hamlet of Bragg Creek in October 2018. The trail counter can distinguish between cyclists and pedestrians. The GBCTA will provide trail count information to the public in 2019 once we have sufficient data. Thanks to TCT for supplying the trail counter to the GBCTA. Many thanks to Bill Hoyne, Conrad Schiebel, Mike Frena [...]

WBC Trails Training Future Olympians?

Emily Batty Project featuring XC Bragg Creek Mountain Bike Program The XC Bragg Creek Performance Program grooms young mountain bikers for competition By Tara Nolan Anyone who has mountain biked at Bragg Creek over the last few years has witnessed the evolution of the trail network—the parking lot itself has room for about 600 cars. That evolution also extends to the youth who live in the area and the efforts being made to introduce them [...]

GBCTA Celebrates Collaboration and Volunteerism

Blues skies and sunshine welcomed celebrants at the official opening of 3 new recreational projects involving the GBCTA in West Bragg Creek.  They are the linking of the “Great Trail” formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail from the Hamlet of Bragg Creek into Kananaskis Country. Also celebrated was the new Watershed Heritage Interpretive Trail combined with the major facelift to the trailhead infrastructure which adds more parking, improved signage and and washrooms. The GBCTA [...]

GBCTA on CBC News

West Bragg Creek trail network connects to the Great Trail Visitor use of recreation area has quadrupled over past eight years. There's no fibre optics involved with this national network. Saturday afternoon, in Bragg Creek, representatives from the province and the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association are hosting a ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area. That celebration includes marking the connection of the Bragg Creek hiking trails to the Great Trail, [...]

GBCTA Gets Alberta Lieutenant Governor’s Award

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) received the Alberta Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Group Spirit of Community Leadership on October 27, 2018. The award was presented by Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell at the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Conference Awards Banquet at Jasper Park Lodge. Shelley Shea, Rocky View County Recreation Board West Member nominated the GBCTA for the award based on our trail building accomplishments in the Bragg Creek area.  Conrad Schiebel, President, [...]

(WBC) Parking Lot Cellular Hotspot is now available

GBCTA West Bragg Creek (WBC) Parking Lot Cellular Hotspot is now available for public use The GBCTA is pleased to announce that we have installed a cellular hotspot immediately south of the GBCTA Trails Centre at the WBC Parking Lot.  This small hot spot is now available for free public use including emergency calling, cell calls and internet data/email (provided your device is equipped with a cellular data plan).  The hot spot works best on [...]

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