Stub Fest 2106 June 3-5

Stub Fest is a family-friendly celebration, trail work day, and campout at L.L. Stub Stewart State Park as part of State Parks Day 2016.
HIGHLIGHTS
• Trail work!
• Post trail project celebration / social
• Group rides (for all skill levels) led by REI and NWTA
• Kids events and activities
• Campout
• Other State Parks Day activities

TRAIL WORK
Help build and maintain the trails we love to ride.
• Friday evening – Trail Building Class (optional)… Read the rest

Hagg Lake Volunteer Trail Work May 14th

Hagg Lake Map
2nd Annual Hagg Lake Trail Volunteer Work Day
Come join Northwest Trail Alliance on Saturday May 14th at 9AM at Hagg Lake to work on Singletrack!
Meeting location: Cedar Grove parking area, #32, across from Nelson Rd, on the North side of the lake.
Meeting time: Saturday May 14th at 9AM
We need 30 volunteers to accomplish the trail projects for the day.
Goal is to send out 3 trail crews of 10 people each.
Bring work gloves, some water
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Sandy Ridge Trail Maintenance Day

Please join the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA), the Bureau of Land management (BLM) and the International Mountain Bicycle Association for a Sandy Ridge Trail System (SRTS) trail maintenance and build day, Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Contact: Tom toms@nw-trail.org

Meeting Time: 9:30 AM (we’ll move to the trail at 10:00AM)

Meeting Spot: Sandy Ridge Trail System parking lot

Trail maintenance focus:

Volunteers will form into small groups and work on areas to prepare them for the winter season.

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NWTA Group Ride Recap – Deschutes River Trail (04/08/2016)

This last Friday on April 8th we had our first group ride of the season on the Deschutes River Trail near Wasco, OR and the Columbia River Gorge.  It was a gorgeous day and we couldn’t of asked for a better ride. We ended up seeing some snakes right at the beginning of the trail, but after one was accidentally rolled over, I think they sent word down the line and we didn’t see anymore for the rest of the … Read the rest

Stub Freeride Area build day recap – March 19th, 2016

NWTA’s volunteer Westside Trail Federation crew puts in much time working the trails in Freeride mountain biking area at L.L. Stub Stewart State Park.  It’s a Build. Ride. Respect. thing and that core team of builders has created something we can all be proud about as well as hold up as “this is how it’s done!” when partnering with land managers.  anyway, ’nuff of that…

On March 19th, a mini-Stub Fest occurred during a regularly scheduled Stub freeride trail work … Read the rest

Sandy Ridge Shuttle Day!

NWTA Sandy Ridge Shuttle Day Spring 2016

Mark your calendars – Saturday May 14, 2016 is the next Sandy Ridge Shuttle Day! Registration is now open so do the click thing HERE and get your tickets now.  We only have 200 spots available and tickets will be going fast.  Please note that we are NOT selling tickets the day of the event, so don’t put it off.  If you are interested in attending, head over to our Eventbrite site and buy your tickets NOW!

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Group Ride – Deschutes River Trail

Join us for a group ride on the beautiful Deschutes River Trail
Deschutes River Trail

Deschutes River Trail

DATE: APRIL 8, 2016
MEETING TIME / LOCATION:  
We will meet at 11 am in the Day Use Parking lot at the Deschutes River State Recreation Area Campground (89600 Biggs-Rufus Hwy, Wasco, OR 97065)
Driving directions:

From I-84 take Exit #96 / Celilo. Turn right, crossing the railroad tracks and then turn left onto Hwy. 30 for 4 miles. Enter the State Park after crossing

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Meet the 2016-18 Board Candidates

We are pleased to introduce you to the 2016-18 board candidates. This talented list of passionate mountain bikers ranges from long-time NWTA volunteers to new names bringing a unique perspective and list of qualifications to the team.

KARALYN ARONOW

My name is Karalyn; I am a mountain biker, rock climber, and pet lover. Originally hailing from Florida, I am happy to finally be living in Oregon and strive to get out to natural areas as frequently as possible. I Read the rest

2015 NWTA Membership Drive and Contest!

Fall Membership Drive Enters Final Weeks—Don’t Miss Out on Rewards!

Are you a member of Northwest Trail Alliance?  Been sitting on the sidelines wondering if you should join?  If so, then the answer is a resounding YES!  Right now is the perfect time to join/renew your membership.  Not only can you join one of the best IMBA chapters in the nation, but by renewing now, you’ll save $5 when the prices go up in January 2016.  On top of that, you’ll automatically be entered to win cool prizes, including a chance to a vacation at Mulberry Gap, GA! Continue reading

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NWTA Board of Directors Elections are January 26, 2016

  • Are you passionate about mt biking and want to make a difference?
  • Are you a good leader?
  • Do you want more trails around Portland?
  • Do you want to make NWTA a better organization?
  • Are you good at fundraising and have grant writing experience?
  • Are you good at social media communications and web development? 

Every year, Northwest Trail Alliance elects a rotating list of 6 new board members (two year position).  This year, we have 5 new positions up for elections, … Read the rest