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|

WBC Trails 2018 Summary

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 […]
2019-06-29T14:28:31-06:00June 25th, 2019|GBCTA|

Tunes For Trails is a Success in 2019

We made $14,000 this year – WooHoo!!

Event was a success largely due to the work of the organizing committee. We couldn’t have done it with out your dedication and hard work!



We would like to thank all of our major sponsors. The GBCTA appreciates the ongoing support of these businesses.


2019-06-29T16:01:20-06:00June 22nd, 2019|GBCTA, Recognition|

$ 20,000 Grant from RVC for GBCTA Community Trails

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) is pleased to announce that Rocky View County (RVC) has approved grant funding of $ 20,000 for GBCTA Community Trails in RVC.

A $ 10,000 RVC capital grant will go towards placement and compacting of GreenDrop Trail Gravel on the Banded Peak Trail from the Bragg Creek Community Centre to the Banded Peak School. This will provide a smoother […]

2019-06-20T10:19:34-06:00June 20th, 2019|GBCTA|

2019 Crew Trail Dates Announced

GBCTA is looking forward to having volunteers join us on any of the following trails dates for trail building and maintenance in West Bragg.

  • Tuesday, June 11th
  • Sunday, June 16th
  • Tuesday, June 18th
  • Saturday, June 22nd
  • Sunday, June 23rd
  • Thursday, June 27th
  • Saturday, July 6th
  • Tuesday, July 9th
  • Sunday, July 14th
  • Thursday, July 18th
  • Saturday, July 20th
  • Sunday, July 28th

View our 2019 Trail Date Calendar […]

2019-05-29T15:18:53-06:00May 29th, 2019|GBCTA|

Crew Leader Training Sets a New Standard

The GBCTA has kicked off the 2019 trail season by hosting 2 crew leader training sessions out in West Bragg Creek. This is the first year that a coalition of 6 trails groups have come together for training in an attempt to standardize trail building and manage crew dynamics. There is also a strong workplace health and safety message woven through the days activities.

Once training […]

2019-05-28T09:01:04-06:00May 28th, 2019|GBCTA|

Celebrating Volunteers Concert in WBC

TrailStock 2019 – Volunteer Event!

FREE EVENT!

On Saturday, June 8th GBCTA hosted the inaugural “TrailStock” free concert in the parking lot.  This is our way of saying thank you to the people who volunteered on the trails last year and kick off this year’s Trail Days Calendar.

All ages. Featuring Fantuzzi and the […]

2019-06-20T10:52:26-06:00May 22nd, 2019|Events, GBCTA, Recognition|

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 […]

2019-05-22T09:28:02-06:00April 21st, 2019|GBCTA|