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Volunteer Appreciation Event

Join us for a GBCTA volunteer celebration Nov 2nd in Bragg Creek. Team leader presentations, food, door prizes and much more.

Where: Snowbirds Lodge in Bragg Creek – 19 Balsam Ave, Bragg Creek, AB T0L 0K0

When: Saturday November 2nd

Time: 5:30 – 8:30

Please RSVP by Oct 29th to secretary@braggcreektrails.org

GBCTA Volunteer Event invite 2019

2019-10-10T09:47:17-06:00October 10th, 2019|Events, GBCTA|

West Bragg Creek Trails Connect Visitors and Nature

On a beautiful day in the southern Alberta foothills, you can find the trails in West Bragg Creek by following a steady stream of vehicles to the trailhead. Some people make their way by foot or bike via the newly built Great Trail, which parallels the West Bragg Creek Road and Range […]

2019-09-19T16:14:13-06:00September 19th, 2019|GBCTA|

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 on trails on the Public Land Use Zone, including most of the West Bragg Creek Trails but not in the WBC PRA (parking lot and a few […]

2019-08-29T16:57:07-06:00August 29th, 2019|GBCTA|

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 View County for providing $10,000 in funding towards this project.

The GBCTA hopes that trail users will find the new fine gravel trail surface an improvement.

Submitted by Eric Lloyd, GBCTA

 

2019-08-10T09:32:08-06:00August 10th, 2019|Recognition|

Climbduro in West Bragg Competition and Trail Fundraiser

If you like to grind up long climbs on your bike then it’s time to join the Climbduro movement to help support the trails you love.  Register your rides online and look for the Climbduro trailhead signs. You’ll also need a Strava account to track your ride.  Thanks to the folks at 54 Blue for setting up […]

2019-08-02T14:26:17-06:00August 2nd, 2019|Events|

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 (TCT), and was attended by around 40 supporters of The Great Trail, a national trail network that includes the West Bragg Creek Trail.

Other guests on the hike included broadcaster and Chair of […]

2019-08-02T13:55:19-06:00August 2nd, 2019|GBCTA|

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 craft, ecology, user psychology, and a whole lot of labor, hopefully, labor of love. When in doubt, cut it out. Think Like Water!

Contents 

  1. Kananaskis Country History
  2. Where Do […]
2019-07-17T16:00:34-06:00July 17th, 2019|GBCTA|

Tribute to Fellow Trail Enthusiast and Volunteer

Family and friends of Jim Davis felt that a fitting tribute to his memory was to build some trail in his honour. That’s exactly what happened on Sunday, July 14 when 3 generations of Jim’s family joined GBCTA crew leaders and and a regular volunteer crew to work on a new All Seasons Trail trail paralleling Moose Loop Ski Trail.

Many thanks for a great trail […]

2019-07-17T14:58:58-06:00July 17th, 2019|Recognition|

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 and Fanny at Suncor Energy for organizing Group Trail Days. Combined with our volunteer Crew Leaders all of your efforts have made a noticeable difference!!!

Sending this quick reminder with July […]

2019-07-05T09:48:03-06:00July 3rd, 2019|GBCTA|

Deals on Snacks, Bites, Drinks in Bragg Creek

Apres Ride, Hike, Explore, Visit – Snacks, Bites, Drinks in Bragg Creek

Every body likes a deal right?

Check out what local businesses are offering! A cross section of businesses have dreamed up some specials for visitors to the West Bragg Creek and Kananaskis area this summer.  Each promotion is unique and may require visitors to show a selfie or other image.

All promotions expire Sept 30th.  And […]

2019-10-10T08:53:46-06:00June 25th, 2019|Promo|