Bragg Creek (click on Bragg Creek for map) is a quaint hamlet located about 44km west of Calgary, Alberta and is located in the majestic foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It is home to all major forms of Canadian Wildlife, including: Artists, Musicians, Cowboys and Gals, Outdoorsy Men and Women, Deer, Elk, Moose, Bear and Cougar.... So come on out and explore and...
TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE...
Christine Smith has thru hiked the Great Divide Trail twice and did it with a 10lb base weight backpack (and yes, she did have a tent)! Come learn from one of the best ultralight backpackers on how you can lighten your load:
We will also be demonstrating how to make your own light weight stove (bring an empty 85g cat food tin and we'll help you get started).
There will be a draw for some neat lightweight gear and an opportunity to meet others who have hiked the Great Divide Trail.
Date: Thursday, June 2, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Location: MEC, 830 10 Ave SW, Calgary
FREE for GDTA members and $20 for non-members.
We are volunteers for Alberta Parks and also goodwill ambassadors for the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association. We use education and awareness to improve the trail users experience and to help ensure safety and minimize conflict.
Volunteers contributed 9087 hours of work and $172,000 of donations were spent on dozens of projects to construct, upgrade and maintain the West Bragg Creek trail network.