West Bragg Creek

West Bragg Creek horses update

November 12, 2017

In light of some new information, we need to reconsider our thinking about the horses on the ski trails. I and many others jumped to conclusions that grooming meant the trails were for skiing only. I think that’s understandable, but in actuality, the ski trails are available for all

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Smiling people, happy dogs at WBC

November 11, 2017
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-Buddy and his gang on Mountain road at west Bragg Creek- I enjoy skiing at West Bragg Creek because my dog Tessa can run off-leash, but I also enjoy seeing

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West Bragg Creek

November 8, 2017
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I skied the late shift at West Bragg Creek along with my dog Tessa. With all the trip reports from West Bragg today, I hardly need to say much,

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A funny story from last winter

October 10, 2017

Now here’s a dog who knows how to have fun. I can vividly picture this scenario as described by Alf. All the WBC photos below were submitted at various times throughout last winter by Alf(they aren’t from the day of this event). West Bragg Creek: “But that is not my dog!” – Jan 6, 2017 […]

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Get ’em up, move ’em out!

September 26, 2017
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-Michelle and Jason enjoying the view on Merlin View trail at West Bragg Creek.- I had one of the best days ever on my bike today at West Bragg Creek.

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Update from MLA and more on WBC parking

September 8, 2017

I received the following response from MLA Can Westhead whose constituency includes West Bragg Creek regarding the cattle manure in the freshly-paved parking lot:

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Update on the cattle at West Bragg

September 4, 2017
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-CBC reporter Sarah Lawrynuik interviews Peter Tucker from GBCTA- Update Sep 5: Here’s the web story from CBC Plenty of poop on freshly paved parking lot irks outdoor enthusiasts 

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Disgusting, repulsive situation at West Bragg Creek

September 1, 2017

The shiny, new parking lot at West Bragg Creek is now littered with cattle excrement and urine. Numerous cows and a horny bull are wandering around, making a mess of it.

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Biking at West Bragg Creek

August 30, 2017
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The most impressive sight I saw today was on Long Distance when I reached my highest elevation. I encountered a sea of beautiful native grasses waving in the breeze,

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West Bragg Creek parking is now open

August 2, 2017

Parking at West Bragg Creek will be a lot more convenient this coming winter for all the skiers and multi-users. You can see all of Alf’s photos West Bragg Creek Parking

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West Bragg Creek update

July 11, 2017

Thanks to Alf Skrastins for this information: Update July 28: The West Bragg Creek parking lot is almost ready to open… but not yet. The contractor has moved the road barricades to the bridge just before the parking lot for the July 29, 30 weekend. So, you can park along the access road and walk […]

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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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