West Bragg Creek

West Bragg Creek improvements

September 5, 2018

It’s been a while! First, let’s do a shoulder check. The day after I wrote my last update(April 10), I had “total shoulder replacement” surgery on my left shoulder. I now have “new and improved” body parts made of metal and plastic. The recovery process is slow, but all has been going well, and I […]

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Grooming continues at West Bragg Creek

March 30, 2018

Thanks to Alf Skrastins for this report: It looked like mid-winter conditions at West Bragg Creek today. -10C, with 10cm of fresh snow… and light snow falling. Volunteer groomers Bill and Dan were out roller-packing and grooming the new snow on on the trails mentioned by GH. New snow was covering the fresh corduroy as […]

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Dog-friendly West Bragg Creek

March 10, 2018
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We took Tessa for one more ski at West Bragg while conditions are still reasonably good. Although I prefer colder snow, Tessa is happy not to have to wear her boots

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Let’s put this campaign over the top!

March 2, 2018

I’ve heard anecdotal reports of a mega-snowfall in West Bragg Creek today. This should extend the ski season considerably. Check the Groomer’s Reports for an update on today’s tracksetting in West Bragg Creek.

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This weekend at West Bragg Creek

February 28, 2018

I received this notice from XC Bragg Creek: “This weekend is the annual Alberta Youth Championships in West Bragg Creek.

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Telephone loop at West Bragg Creek

February 20, 2018
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It’s been 15 years since I skied the Telephone loop at West Bragg Creek and I only had a few vague memories of what to expect.

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West Bragg Creek Jan 13

January 14, 2018
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Thanks to Alf Skrastins for the report and photos: “Here are some photos to go with all the other posts about the great conditions at West Bragg Creek on Saturday. 

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West Bragg Creek Jan 12 update

January 12, 2018

Groomer Jeff submitted the following report: “Hello all,  Temperatures are going to be moderating just in time for the weekend and ski conditions are fantastic!

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Groomer’s truck stolen at West Bragg Creek

January 11, 2018

Hi Bob Groomer Bill here! Myself, Groomer Jeff and Groomer Dave were out grooming Telephone Loop yesterday afternoon. It was -20C and beautiful.

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West Bragg Creek

January 3, 2018
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Wonderful trip reports coming in from all over today, thanks! West Bragg Creek is a showcase for how to develop a multi-use recreation area and it was great to see

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West Bragg Creek update

December 20, 2017

Update Dec 21: Lots of new grooming overnight in PLPP(Tyrwhitt is now trackset) and the Canmore Nordic Centre. Check the Live Grooming Reports for details.

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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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