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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 them! Explore the map on the website and choose a treasure to hunt for. Note where X marks the spot (GPS coordinates). Join the hunt. Stake your claim and enter to win! By entering the contest, you’ll be eligible to win [...]

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.   And last but not least we want to thank all of the businesses that donated to the Silent Auction. The success of the [...]

$ 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 trail surface for users, similar to the TransCanada Trail [...]

Tunes For Trails Fundraiser

Our 2019 Tunes For Trails Organizing Team This event couldn't have happened without a dedicated team of volunteers. Mike Christ [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • XC Bragg Creek Ski and Bike Society

Support for GBCTA from XCBC

Letter of Support for Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association Ski Grooming  Dear GBCTA board members:  XC Bragg Creek Ski and Bike Society (XCBC) is a community oriented, youth focused, ski and mountain bike club based [...]

  • U of C Outdoor Centre

Kudos from U of C – Outdoor Centre

Dear Conrad and all the XC Groomers at WBC I am the coordinator of the XC programs at the Outdoor Centre, University of Calgary.  On behalf of our group, we just wanted to say THANK [...]

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 [...]

WBC Trails are a Treasure!

Trail Views - User Comments I have had several great outings at West Bragg Creek this season. What a treasure that place is! I am amazed every time I go at how well the multi-use [...]

  • GBCTA Annual Report

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 - Download

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 [...]

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Upcoming Events

  1. EAHC Group Trail Day- Sunday July 17

    July 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Trail Crew Day – Thursday July 18

    July 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Trail Crew Day – Saturday July 20

    July 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Trail Crew Day – Tuesday July 23

    July 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Trail Crew Day – Thursday July 25

    July 25 @ 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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