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Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, a national giving day when Canadians from all walks of life donate to support their favourite causes and charities. Make West Bragg trails part of your Giving Tuesday.

Your dollars contribute to outstanding recreational opportunities on our all-season trails and our ski trails. Fat bikers and XC skiers, snowshoers and walkers, horseback riders—all of these users benefit from the 150+ km trail […]

2019-12-03T08:06:35-07:00December 3rd, 2019|GBCTA|

Hello Potential Trail Groomers!

Thanks for your interest in volunteering for Winter Ski and All Season Trail (AST/Fat Bike) grooming!

We are presently at capacity for volunteers but we would encourage you to forward a resume in the event that an opening arises.  We require 20 hours of prior logged GBCTA volunteer time (trail building, fund raising, etc.) so that you can become accustomed to our safety culture and general […]

2019-11-30T17:03:08-07:00November 30th, 2019|GBCTA|

GBCTA Volunteer 100+ Club

The GBCTA couldn’t be the amazing trail system that it is without the hard work and dedication of a core group of volunteers. Thank you to the following people for the hours spent this past year working with the GBCTA. These volunteers are members of the GBCTA 2019 100+ club. (listed in order of hours volunteered).

Thank You!

Alf Skrastins
Conrad Schiebel
Eric Lloyd
David Cebuliak
Bill […]
2019-11-20T07:31:20-07:00November 20th, 2019|GBCTA|

Volunteer Trail Builders Celebrate Another Successful Year

The rustic log surroundings of the Snowbirds Chalet in Bragg Creek was the setting for this year’s GBCTA Volunteer Appreciation Event. The occasion held on the evening of November 2 saw the place filled with enthusiastic trail builders who gathered for a spaghetti feast prepared by Korner Kitchen.

The program hosted by President Con Schiebel included highlights of this year’s construction season presented by Alf Skrastins […]

2019-11-12T13:17:29-07:00November 12th, 2019|GBCTA|

Free CNC Ski Pass for GBCTA Volunteers

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 […]

2019-10-21T16:23:51-06:00October 20th, 2019|GBCTA, Recognition|

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

2019-12-15T18:45:09-07:00October 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|
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