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XC: Dog-friendly - Bragg Creek -- CANCELED

Update: With the AB COVID restrictions extended, I plan to cancel this trip unless I can find a replacement trip leader by the end of day Thursday, Jan. 14th.

Dog-friendly XC trip. Close to town, Bragg Creek offers a wide array of trails. Moose Loop or Iron Springs offer some interesting intermediate trails. A great excuse for a day out, and often a quick trip as its just over in Bragg Creek. There are rolling hills, so skiers should be comfortable with snowplowing and herringbone. Also, Bragg Creek is temperamental weather-wise, so be prepared for a change in location if conditions aren’t favourable.

Dogs must be well behaved, under control by their owners at all times, and follow the parks rules and regulations. Non-dog owners welcome too!


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Difficulty Level: Moderate (D3)

Distance: 12 km

Elevation: 150-250 m

Duration: 3 - 4 hrs (+ driving time; 1 hr one way)


What to Bring: Skis, boots, poles, warm weather clothes, water, lunch, snacks

Coordinator: Erika Harrison

Contact Information: or (403) 918-3064 (cell)


Trailhead: West Bragg Creek

Driving Distance: 100 km

Directions: From the Trans-Canada, take Highway 22 south (just before the Humpty's/Petro-Canada) until you reach the stop sign in Bragg Creek. Turn right. Follow the road, crossing a bridge, and turning left at the T-junction. Follow this road to the parking lot/trailhead at the end. Note: The road after the bridge and before the trailhead can be icy - drive with caution. (Google Maps)


Departs At: 9: 00 am. Please arrive early so we can leave promptly.

Departure Location: Meet at the north Edworthy parking lot. Located at the intersection of Shaganappi Trail and Memorial Drive/Bowness Road. GPS coordinates are: 51.06361, -114.150976. (Google Maps)


Notice of Cancellation: Please contact the trip leader if you need to cancel your registration.


Safety Precaution: Skiers should be comfortable with snowplow and herringbone. Note: Location may change, or event may be cancelled depending upon the conditions.

COVID-19 Regulations:
  •  Events are subject to cancellation or change on short notice due to changes in government restrictions.
  •  No carpooling - meet at trailhead or at a junction and convoy to trailhead.
  •  No food / snack sharing.
  •  Bring your own wipes and hand sanitizer and a mask.
  •  Social distancing and any other rules set out by authorities must be followed. Please respect others.
  •  Washrooms may not be available - please be prepared to pack out what you bring in, such as toilet paper, etc.
  •  Please make yourself aware of the risks in participating in this sort of event and decide accordingly.
  •  Don`t forget the usual items; proper clothing, water, food, equipment and first aid kit.
  •  Trip participants are asked to provide their cell contact information and emergency contact information to the trip coordinator, prior to, due to the 'meet at trail head' requirement.
  •  Please do not sign up if you are experiencing any flu like, cold, or Covid19 symptoms.
Sunday, January 17, 2021, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Edworthy Park, North Parking Lot
Map to Edworthy
Shaganappi & Montgomery View NW
Calgary, AB  

Additional Info:
Erika Harrison
XC Skiing
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
People who register but don't attend an event prevent members on a waiting list from participating.
If unable to attend, please be courteous and remove your name from the attendee list as soon as possible. If you cancel after the registration cut-off date, please notify the trip leader by email as you will not be able to remove yourself from the registrant list on the website.

"no shows" are tracked and serial offenders may be removed from events.
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