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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...


Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association

X-Country Ski Registration Open

Last Day for registration: Nov 23, 2016

Programs starting at age 5 & up to adults

Recreational & Competitive / Classic & Skate

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West Bragg Creek Trail Host Volunteers Needed

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) is in need of volunteers to be West Bragg Creek (WBC) trail hosts starting in June 2016.  If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact: Ursula Wohlfarth, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or 403-228-4435.

WBC Trail Host Volunteer Job Descriptions & Expectations:

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.

West Bragg Creek Trails 2015 Summary

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association achieved a very successful 2015 work season.

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.

All-Season Trails (Hiking, Biking, Equestrian and Snowshoeing)

  1. The 4.7 km Snakes & Ladders trail was constructed to link Ranger Summit to Ridgeback trails. The trail and a new bridge was built with a combination of a mini-excavator, a back-hoe supplied by Spray Lakes Sawmills and the hand labour of over 100 different volunteers.
  2. 1.6 km of Demi-Tel trail was upgraded with significant drainage and tread repair work.
  3. 0.8 km of Snowshoe Hare (west) trail was received major drainage and tread reconstruction.
  4. East Telephone Loop got an additional 0.8 km of drainage work and tread improvements to complete the upgrades that were started in 2014.
  5. Trail repairs and ongoing maintenance was completed at 15 sites on Braggin Rights, Long Distance, Boundary Ridge, Ranger Summit and Strange Brew trails.

2016 All Season Trails Work Plan

Upgrade 16.7 kilometers of cross country ski trails : $30,000

  • Moose Loop (5.8 km), Iron Springs (4.7 km), Elbow (5.2 km), Loggers (0.1 km), West Crystal Line (0.2 km), Middle Crystal Line (0.2 km) and Sundog (0.5 km).
  • Scope of work includes: Brush clearing, removal of encroaching or overhanging trees, completing drainage and tread repairs/grading/smoothing, culverts and the addition of a ski bridge on Moose Loop.

Mountain View West : Add new 3.8 km ski trail $15,500

  • Formalize the transfer of Spray Lakes Haul Road 1109A to the West Bragg Creek trail system.
  • Work with Spray Lakes Sawmills regarding reclamation, drainage and tread work. GBCTA scope of work: replace one SLS bridge and supply 1214 culverts.

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Trail Sponsors

Patron $50,000 +

The Calgary Foundation


Alison and Darrell Jones

Auxilium Foundation 

Benefactor $25,000 - $50,000


Shell Environmental Fund


Platinum $10,000 - $25,000

Alberta Equestrian Federation alt Mountain Equipment Coop

Moose Mountain Environmental Enhancement Fund



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