West Bragg Creek

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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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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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 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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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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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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West Bragg Creek update

March 4, 2015
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The following update is from Jeff Hughes: “We’ve had 4 separate snowfalls in the last 7 days, so we’ve had our hands

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Don’t ski at West Bragg

February 12, 2015

Hi Bob Let people know that they shouldn’t even think about skiing at west bragg creek until the trails receive more snow. The trails are a combination of bullet proof ice, bare ground, and black snow. No tracks and I doubt a skate ski could bite into the ice even if the weather warms up. […]

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Baker Creek to Castle Lookout

December 7, 2014
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-Spectacular conditions on the Baker Creek to Castle Lookout trail in Banff. Photo by Jo Lunn.- Have you skied this little-known trail?

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