Interview with Leader Groomer Jeff Hughes

Kate Hamilton of Roots in the Wilderness interviews Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association lead x-country ski  groomer Jeff Hughes re the purpose and the work of the Association as well as some of the many things that the Bragg Creek Trail system has to offer. Roots in the Wilderness Website […]

2019-05-02T07:25:10-06:00May 2nd, 2019|GBCTA|

GBCTA Committed to Leader Training

The GBCTA is collaborating with other local trail building groups in efforts to promote improved workplace safety and standardized trail building techniques in the region.  Trail Crew Leader training sessions are scheduled at the West Bragg Creek Maintenance Compound on May 25 and June 1.  There are also two evening sessions scheduled in Canmore on May 21 and 28.

Last year’s training in Canmore was a […]

2019-05-01T12:15:24-06:00May 1st, 2019|GBCTA|

Volunteer Trail Days this Spring/ Summer

Getting together with friends for a ride out at West Bragg followed by a little ‘Parking Lot Apres’ — now that is the definition of a great day!!!  Why not take the experience to the next level… and come out for a volunteer Trail Day this Spring/ Summer.  Not only do we need volunteers to finish new trails but our amazing existing trails need regular […]

2019-04-21T14:48:19-06:00April 21st, 2019|GBCTA|

Please Avoid Trans Canada Trail During Spring Thaw!

Due to current soft trail conditions on the new WBC Trans Canada Trail in Rocky View County during this spring thaw, we are experiencing damage from horse hooves and narrow bike tires.  The GBCTA is asking for your co-operation in staying off the trail until it has had a chance to dry and firm up. Signage will be removed at that time.

Many thanks from the […]

2019-04-21T07:01:49-06:00April 21st, 2019|GBCTA|

National Trails Coalition Budget Announcement

National Trails Coalition announces that it is pleased with investments in 2019 federal budget. Following the release of the federal government’s 2019 budget, the National Trails Coalition (NTC) is pleased by a number of direct and indirect investments that will positively impact trails and trail based activity in Canada.

“This budget represents an opportunity for groups such as National Trails Coalition the to explore ways and means […]

2019-03-21T17:26:31-06:00March 21st, 2019|GBCTA|

Cooperating Agreement With AEP Renewed

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) is pleased to announce the renewal of our Cooperating Agreement with Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) that was signed on March 8, 2019 in the West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area.

This new Cooperating Agreement replaces the old Partnership Agreement (signed March 2009), which was set to expire on March 31, 2019. The new and improved agreement re-affirms the relationship that the GBCTA […]

2019-03-13T20:49:38-06:00March 13th, 2019|GBCTA|

GBCTA Annual Report 2011 – 2018

The First Annual Report for the GBCTA!

Hover over viewer above and click the square bottom right beside Yumpu to view full screen.

GBCTA Annual Report […]

2019-05-15T16:58:16-06:00March 1st, 2019|GBCTA|

All Season Trails Need Lovin’ too!

The network of All Season Trails (AST) loop in and around the ski trail system and just like ski trails, need daily maintenance to keep them in top shape. Skiers are likely to see fat tire motorcycles and snow bikes out there grooming and maintaining the All Season Trails.

You will recognize AST volunteers by their bright yellow vests and big smiles. We sometimes need to […]

2019-02-28T17:52:56-06:00February 28th, 2019|GBCTA|

AEP Grant Announcement – $49,950!!!

The GBCTA is pleased to confirm we have just signed a grant agreement with Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) in the amount of $49,950 for West Bragg Creek (WBC) capital equipment.  These funds will be used to pay for equipment that improves public safety and increases our capacity to do trail maintenance, repair and grooming.

The GBCTA would like to thank AEP for their generous support […]

2019-02-25T23:19:19-06:00February 25th, 2019|GBCTA|