Monthly Archives: May 2019

Weekly Regional Roundup

We hope your bike is tuned and ready to go because it’s almost June and there are so many MTB-related events to choose from. Here’s a sampling of our faves to help you with your planning. Check out our Community Calendar for longer range planning. We hope to see you on the trail! *Inclusion in

Meet Your NWTA Board

Your Northwest Trail Alliance board of directors is composed of talented and dedicated individuals who donate, collectively, thousands of hours of their time to making NWTA tick. They do the less-than-sexy behind the scenes work to ensure that you have access to awesome MTB opportunities from Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams to the coast. Come

Member Highlight – Kelcy King

Meet NWTA member, Kelcy King! Kelcy is a real estate agent (known as the biking broker) in Portland. We met Kelcy the first time at the Gateway Green MTB Fest last year. At the time, Kelcy was just getting back into mountain biking. But she jumped in head first. She joined the Dream Team at

What’s Up at Sandy Ridge?

Our shuttle fundraiser, an interview with Brent Sullivan, and a little Sandy info. Sandy Ridge Info The Sandy Ridge Trail System is built and maintained through a partnership with the BLM, IMBA and the Northwest Trail Alliance.   Each year, nearly 700 hours of volunteer time is spent ensuring that the 17+ miles of trail

Dig Days, Rides, Demos, Shuttles & More!

Summer is just around the corner and, although the rain has set in again, there’s still too much fun to be had on the trail and off to keep track of.  Here’s your NWTA roundup of all of the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield. Check out our Community Calendar for longer range

NWTA is Northward Bound! Coldwater Lake & TDG

The Coldwater Lake Trails Located about 2.5 hours north east of Portland, the Coldwater Lake trails consist of three trails (211, 230 and 230A).  The entire loop is about 12 miles long with approximately 2000 feet of climbing. While the loop can be ridden in either direction, many folks prefer to ride clockwise to take

Stub Stewart: Mountain Bike Adventures Close to Home

Have you ever wondered where the trails you ride come from?  New to Stub and want some route suggestions?  Curious about what’s coming up at Stub? Then read on! We’ve got you covered. Just 30 minutes west of Portland, the Stub Stewart MTB system is comprised of more than 15 miles of trail, ranging from

Member Highlights – Tiny Shredders

JP, Debbie, Maddy & Freddy D. Favorite thing about mountain biking When the trail goes woo woo woo (said with hand motions) – Freddy (4) Going downhill because it’s really steep and fun and I don’t have to pedal I can just go down. – Maddy (8) Why did you join NWTA? We joined the Northwest Trail Alliance a