Posts By: Ted Dodd

Yakima’s Fit Team Needs Your Help!

Yakima’s Fit Development Team is seeking access to certain vehicles for evaluation of the fit of their products. If you own a vehicle listed in the web page linked below and are interested in participating, please fill out the form within that web page. Once Yakima receives your form, and if they are still seeking

Video: Stub Bridge Project

Here is a video of last weekend’s amazing trail project at Stub Stewart. With large works parties like this last weekend,  2017 is going to be a big year for Stub! *** Special thanks to AJ Murray for creating this video for us.   Want to help keep the momentum going at Stub? Check out the

2016 Stub Riders Stats

As we continue to build trails and make trail improvements, L.L. Stub Stewart State Park is becoming a mountain biking destination.  As per our TRAFx trail counters, we noted another increase of riders who visited the Stub mtb area. 12,788 in 2015 18,036 in 2016 We are forecasting another large jump in the number of riders who visit

Hagg Lake-Trail Report.

Due to winter damage, a section of the Hagg Lake trail is closed right now. Hillside sloughing has damaged the trail between marker 30 and marker 32. Please detour to the road to bypass this section of trail.   Watch for future trail projects at Hagg Lake and/or contact our LST (Local Stewartship Team) leaders Lee

BLM’s new MTB Guidelines

BLM is helping to redefine the way we do planning, design, management and construction of mountain bike trails. Check out the Mountain Flyer Magazine article about Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) new “Guidelines for a Quality Trail Experience” http://www.mountainflyermagazine.com/view.php/blm-develops-guidelines-to-guide-mtb-trail-development.html  

Top 20 MTB Trails

Dreaming of your 2017 MTB adventures??? If so, check out the BLM Top 20 Mountain Biking Opportunities. VIDEO – https://youtu.be/nQGo9fgHfxA TRAIL INFO – https://www.blm.gov/mountainbike/ SAVE THE DATE – Special events that you might to plan for. Sandy Ridge Shuttle (hosted by Northwest Trail Alliance) June 17 & September 16 Alsea Falls Shuttle (hosted by Team Dirt) June 24, August

NEW- Sandy Ridge Trailhead

  Proposed Sandy Ridge Trailhead Improvements – Here is the weblink https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/projects/nepa/61844/89040/106548/SandyRidgeTrailAccessImprovementEA_Nov22016_Final.pdf Comments can be posted from 11/09/2016 – 12/08/2016. https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/comments/commentSubmission.do?commentPeriodId=39528   Notes you will need when submitting a comment: EA # DOI-BLM-ORWA-S040-2016-0025-EA Project Name: Sandy Ridge Trailhead Access Improvements EA-Nov2016 Talking points:  1)  Thank you for making the parking and trailhead improvements 2)  I am

Action Plan for 2017

Last weekend a group of motivated leaders gathered for a Leadership Retreat hosted at Stub Stewart. Ideas were shared along with optimism and excitement for the future. Result was the creation of an event calendar and an action plan for 2017. 2017 is going to be another amazing year for NWTA. Check the NWTA website often