Leadership Transition at GBCTA It’s been 9 months since Peter Tucker stepped down as President of the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) after 3 years of both rewarding and challenging times leading the GBCTA. He took over the organization from Robert Sadee who helped found the GBCTA almost 14 years ago. The organization has grown into a leader within the Alberta trails community which has much to do with strong leadership. We would like [...]
The GBCTA is pleased to confirm we have just signed a grant agreement with Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) in the amount of $49,950 for West Bragg Creek (WBC) capital equipment. These funds will be used to pay for equipment that improves public safety and increases our capacity to do trail maintenance, repair and grooming. The GBCTA would like to thank AEP for their generous support of WBC trails in Kananaskis Country, which received over [...]
The GBCTA has a number of major trail initiatives underway in 2019 that need your financial support. We rely on your donations to maintain the trail system – without you, we would not be able to maintain our trails. What’s on the list for 2019: West Bragg Creek (Kananaskis Country) trails grooming, maintenance, mowing, brushing, tread repairs, reroutes, upgrades, construction, Kestrel trail construction, signage and Trails Centre. ($ 244,000) Rocky View County (RVC) Community trail [...]
Drink To Donate! When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 7 PM – 1 AM Where: Banded Peak Brewing #119 519 34th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1V1 Hosted by: Roots in the Wilderness Facebook Event Why this fundraiser? West Bragg Creek is home to 152 km trails for biking, hiking, cross country Skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding and trail running for adventurers alike. The trails are available for everyone to use and with no official cost, the [...]
Have you volunteered with the GBCTA? Are you interested in free Standard First Aid Courses? This is a great opportunity to increase your First Aid skills. Each year, the Kananaskis Region Public Engagement - Community and Partner Relations Program offers Standard First Aid certification courses for volunteers and the staff who support them. The courses are taught by Parks staff who work with volunteers in the field, so course scenarios are Parks-practical. We invite you [...]
XC Bragg Creek Ski and Bike Society will host the 8th annual Alberta Youth Cross Country Ski Championships (AYC) from March 1 to 3, 2019 on the trails in West Bragg Creek. This provincial level event brings close to 150 young athletes from across Alberta and as far away as the Northwest Territories for two days of ski racing and fun. AYC is aimed at skiers between 10 and 13 years of age and includes three races: classic, freestyle [...]
Community Trails include Banded Peak, Redwood, Centennial Trail and Trans Canada Trail. Our objective is to create pathways that connect our community and provide access for all residents of Bragg Creek.