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 […]

2019-05-28T09:01:52-06:00April 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 […]

2019-06-12T18:06:42-06:00March 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|

GBCTA 2019 Fundraising Appeal

The GBCTA has a number of major trail initiatives underway in 2019 that need your financial support.  We rely on your donations to maintain the trail system – without you, we would not be able to maintain our trails.

What’s on the list for 2019:

  1. West Bragg Creek (Kananaskis Country) trails grooming, maintenance, mowing, brushing, tread repairs, reroutes, upgrades, construction, Kestrel trail construction, signage and Trails […]
2019-02-22T15:53:18-06:00February 22nd, 2019|GBCTA|

Freeze Thaw Update in WBC

While many are treating this mild winter with glee, the folks at the GBCTA are being challenged with changing conditions on a continual basis. The chinook winds have blown over 130 trees onto the trails to date. These have been dealt with efficiently by our small band of certified chainsaw wielding volunteers. Our new fleet of trail grooming motorcycles have been invaluable in getting to […]

2019-01-25T16:04:41-06:00January 22nd, 2019|GBCTA|

Youth Optical Biathlon Training in WBC

Youth Training in Optical Biathlon with the EcoAims camera based optic rifle

You may notice a new sport on the West Bragg Creek trails when you are out enjoying this beautiful multi use recreational area. XC Bragg Creek Ski & Bike Society has introduced a new program this year- youth Biathlon, a combination of skate skiing and marksmanship.  Young athletes ages 9-12 are experiencing this sport […]

2019-01-25T16:03:33-06:00January 18th, 2019|GBCTA|