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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 this great program. Besides building community it also raises funds for the trail builders to keep the trails [...]

GBCTA Welcomes Supporters of The Great Trail

Greater Bragg Creek Trail Association was pleased to welcome supporters of The Great Trail of Canada for a summer hike on June 15. The hike was hosted by Laureen Harper, a National Champion of Trans Canada Trail (TCT), and was attended by around 40 supporters of The Great Trail, a national trail network that includes the West Bragg Creek Trail. Other guests on the hike included broadcaster and Chair of the TCT Foundation Board, Valerie Pringle, President and CEO of [...]

Trail Building 101

 The culture of trail stewardship starts within our community. If you like recreating on trails, chances are you’ll really enjoy building and maintaining them too. Trail work is a little bit engineering; a little bit craft, ecology, user psychology, and a whole lot of labor, hopefully, labor of love. When in doubt, cut it out. Think Like Water! Contents  Kananaskis Country History Where Do Trails Come From, And How Are They Managed Trail Day - [...]

  • GBCTA Bridge Construction

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 : [...]

  • The Great Trail Treasure Hunt

The Great Trail Treasure Hunt

Back for a second run, The Great Trail Treasure Hunt is back and bigger than ever. 200 treasure boxes have been hidden along The Great Trail across Canada. Now, it’s up to you to find [...]

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 [...]

  • XC Bragg Creek Ski and Bike Society

XC Bragg Creek

The GBCTA would like to thank our friends at XC Bragg Creek for their continued support. Your $2000 donation goes directly into keeping the trails in shape as we grow our next crop of athletes [...]

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 [...]

  • GBCTA Trail Stock 2019

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 [...]

  • Roots in the Wilderness

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 [...]

  • GBCTA leader training

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 [...]

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 [...]

Brews For Bragg

A HUGE SUCCESS! In fact the only problem was that people had to wait to get in line because it was so busy! The Patty J Trio rocked the house with their tunes, the beer [...]

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    September 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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ALL SEASON TRAILS

Kms of trails for hiking, biking, fat biking, snowshoeing, horseback riding, trail running and dog walking near Calgary. Trails built and maintained by thousands of volunteers hours every year.

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WINTER TRAILS

The GBCTA Ski Committee works in conjunction with K-Country to improve trail conditions and track set the West Bragg Creek Ski Trails to provide a quality Nordic ski experience in West Bragg Creek.

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COMMUNITY TRAILS

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.

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Our Major Sponsors

Alison and Darrell Jones

Daryl K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund Calgary Foundation

The Calgary Foundation

Auxilium Foundation

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Community Services Enhancement Program

Rocky View West Rec Board

Community Facilities Enhancement Program

Alexander Rothney (Sandy) Cross Estate Fund at the Calgary Foundation

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