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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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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 […]
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 […]
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 :
Braggin Rights . Cleaned drainage swales and culverts from parking lot to West Telephone junction (3.9 km). Fixed problem drainage areas and tread repairs between West Telephone and Merlin/Reconnect junction (0.7 […]
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 them!
- Explore the map on the website and choose a treasure to hunt for.
- Note where X marks the spot (GPS coordinates).
- Join the hunt.