Monthly Archives: November 2019

Thank you to all the givers

  The Northwest Trail Alliance is thankful for a dedicated community of givers. We are thankful for the valuable time and energy people give so that we can build and maintain the trails we love. We are thankful for the boots on the ground, the dirt muscle, the cat herding and organizing, and the less

Wilson River Trail Fall Clean Up #2 Recap

Written by Tim Matthews email: timm@nw-trail.org What started as a foggy Saturday mid November morning quickly turned into a beautiful day with sun beaming through the trees as seven awesome volunteers began a fun day of brushing along the beautiful Wilson River Trail. After hiking a little over two miles to get out to the

Sandy Ridge Fall Work Party #2 Recap

The trails at Sandy Ridge are a year round riding destination & with the amount of traffic it receives NWTA’s maintenance efforts consist of multiple work parties in both the Spring & the Fall. On Sunday November 17th 35 volunteers came together for the 2nd work party of the Fall season to work on repairing

1st Official NWTA Rocky Point Build Party

Written by Scooter Sutterer We had some great weather for our latest and largest Rocky Point build party. 71 people came out to work on the north side trails on Saturday November 16th. Two extensions to existing trails and a new connector trail linking the north and south trail systems resulted in over a mile

Join NWTA at Metro Parks and Nature Gratitude Mixer

Please join us for a night of music, food and celebration right in the heart of Portland. About this Event Date and Time: Wed, December 4, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST Location: June Key Delta Community Center 5940 North Albina Avenue Portland, OR 97217 “Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could

5.25 Mile Outer Limits Trail Completed @ Growlers

Growler’s Outer Limits Dig Day brought 87 hearty volunteers out to finish putting in a 5.25 mile. This trail isn’t called Outer Limits for no reason- crews pedaled themselves + tools up to the work sites ranging from 4.25 to 5.5 miles out from their parking area. They didn’t let that slow them down as

Trail Sisters get their ride on at Growlers

19 Trail Sisters showed up at Growlers for a beginner level ride on Sunday, November 3rd. The sun was shining, the vibe was positive and the trails were fantastic. The forest was alive with plenty of whooping, hollering and laughter- a sure sign of fun! Social hour afterwards consisted of snacks, drinks and conversations of