West Bragg Creek

West Bragg Creek update

July 11, 2017

Thanks to Alf Skrastins for this information: Update July 14:  The rain and other factors have delayed the gravel delivery for the West Bragg Creek parking lot.  The bulk of the gravel delivery and grading will happen during the week of July 17-21 and the paving should happen during the week of July 24-28. Both […]

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Changes coming to West Bragg Creek

March 28, 2017

Alberta Parks is upgrading West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area. The parking lot will be expanded and trailhead amenities will be enhanced to address site issues. These upgrades are intended to reduce parking lot congestion

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Avoid West Bragg Creek ’til further notice

February 16, 2017

Update Fri Feb 17 @ 9:45 a.m: South end trails in PLPP were groomed last night. Lake O’Hara fire road was groomed yesterday. This is from Groomer Jeff at West Bragg Creek:

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West Bragg Creek update

February 4, 2017

This report comes from Groomer Jeff at West Bragg Creek: Hello All, West Bragg Creek has received about 5 cm overnight. The following trails have been Groomed and Track set and are in good condition: East Crystal, Lower and Middle West Crystal and Links, Sundog, Hostel Meadow, and Loggers. Trails in fair condition: Elbow North […]

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First trip reports of 2017

January 1, 2017

“We then broke trail through perhaps 15cm of fluffy fresh powder on Mountain View, until snowmobiles appeared coming towards us. They stopped, and cheerfully explained that there was too much snow for one machine to handle” -Diana

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Christmas Gifts

December 25, 2016
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-Access to Cascade Valley and Upper Bankhead via the Lake Minnewanka road (file photo)- We have a few more choices for skiing today, thanks to the recent snow and hard work of the groomers and tracksetters.

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Christmas eve skiing at CNC

December 24, 2016
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-Sadie and her mom were enjoying the fresh snow and good tracks at Canmore Nordic Centre- This morning’s tracksetting already had about 3 cm of new snow

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West Bragg Creek trail update

November 25, 2016
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–Building the new Crystal Line Winter Multi-User trail. Photo by Alf Skrastins- This is a very interesting and informative update from Alf Skrastins. Click over

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West Bragg Creek 20/20 fundraiser

November 24, 2016
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From the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association:

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Update from West Bragg Creek

November 11, 2016
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-The new Trails Centre at West Bragg Creek- I’m re-posting this from the Bragg Creek Ski Grooming’s Facebook page. Activities continue apace for the opening of the cross country ski season!

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West Bragg Creek: Being loved to death?

February 2, 2016

Read more from CBC: West Bragg Creek ski trails: No longer a hidden gem, but a mecca for winter sports. 

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West Bragg Creek Jan 27 a.m. grooming report

January 27, 2016

Update from tracksetter Jeff H: All skate lanes were renovated this morning and the odd classic lane was redone.

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Tuesday morning update and contest

January 26, 2016

Thank you to Ken Sidney for sending the above picture. A contest for everyone who skis at West Bragg Creek I’ve just posted a quick and easy contest for West Bragg  Creek skiers.

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The skiing is priceless but you only have to pay $2

January 14, 2016
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-Groomer Bill on Mountainview at West Bragg Creek- Groomer Jeff H from West Bragg Creek sent this email:

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West Bragg Creek

December 29, 2015
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-Lauren on Mountain road at West Bragg Creek- The dogs were happy and smiling, and so was I. The conditions are remarkably superb

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Christmas comes early to West Bragg Creek

December 16, 2015
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Update from Groomer Jeff H at West Bragg: Hello all, Christmas has come early to Bragg Creek and Santa has delivered a beautiful present for you.

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West Bragg creek

December 10, 2015

This report from Jeff at West Bragg Creek came in at 1:15 pm today: We’ve had 2 cm of snow over the last 24 hours which has enabled us to

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Grooming activity resumes

December 10, 2015

The state of the trails remains to be seen after the recent rain/snow event. Lots of grooming activity is occurring and I’ll be anxious to see the “texture” of the snow. The map above shows the trails

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Examples of multi-use trails

November 23, 2015

These trails at West Bragg Creek look like fun ****** The snowfall amounts which were forecast for tonight have been downgraded somewhat. Hopefully we’ll receive enough to cover the pine needles.

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History in the making: First tracks on New Ribbon Creek

November 18, 2015
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–First tracks on New Ribbon Creek. Photo by TSJ(Tracksetter Jeff)- What an incredible sight.

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