GBCTA has a strong team of groomers for fat bike tread setting this year and would like to add another bike and tow device to our equipment arsenal. This week in honour of Give Tuesday on the 27th and Global Fat Bike Day on Friday Dec 1st, please support GBCTA. Our goal to fund the 2018/2019 fat bike operational expenses is $12,000. Our operations are 100% donor funded so your support goes directly into the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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.