Posts By: Ted Dodd

Leadership Retreat Reminder + Sponsor Update

The ‘Active Volunteer’ Leadership Retreat is only 2 weeks away but you still have time to sign up. Thanks to our generous sponsors this event will be amazingly productive and fun. Come and help create the action plan and calendar for 2020. Event information can be found at: http://nw-trail.org/events/2019-leadership-retreat-for-all-active-volunteers/   Supported by:

Planning for 2020

It’s time to register for the NWTA “Active Volunteer” Leadership Retreat which will occur on October 12, 2019. What is it? The Active Volunteer Leadership Retreat is open to anyone interested in getting involved with NWTA. It’s our yearly meeting to review what we accomplished during the year and work together to sketch out what we

New Tools

NEW tools just in time for Spring trail projects. Now we just need operators (aka volunteers). See our the NWTA calendar for upcoming trail projects for ways you can help.

SRT TRAIL PROJECT

NWTA – FAT TIRE FARM was a huge success. Brent Sullivan (SRT Trail Steward) did another outstanding job of organizing and leading another successful trail project. 60+ volunteers helped work on the new trail called Johnny Royle (opening spring 2019) and did trail maintenance throughout the SRT system Special thanks go to Fat Tire Farm

New Trails in Lake Oswego!

Northwest Trail Alliance is excited to announce that progress is being made with the design and construction of the new Farr Bike Park and Luscher Trails in Lake Oswego. This project is a direct result of our successes at Gateway Green, Chehalem Ridge, and the goodwill generated by NWTA advocacy efforts and you, our members!

TRAIL NINJAs @ STUB

A Trail Ninja is described as an expert in the art of trail building, agile, stealthy, nimble, and master of Rogue Hoe & Mcloud. This weekends Trail Ninja mission at Stub was a success.  We combined mountain biking with trail work.  We did dirt work re-building bermed corners and enhanced the flow of the Shoofly Trail at Stub. Thanks to David Rogers (Stub Stewart LST) our tools were staged

CZ Trail Update

Wayne Naillon’s legacy continues.  Construction is beginning soon on improvements to the Crown Zellerbach Trail (CZ Trail) between Scappoose and Vernonia that will include bike repair stations, improved signage, and other Trailhead improvements.  The $6,000 that we raised in Wayne’s memory was used as the cornerstone match for a $150,000 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

LapQuest: Video

As promised, here is the video from the last LapQuest.  Enjoy!  Video: LapQuest @ Stub Stewart-2018 Special thanks to Nick Payne for creating the video, AJ Murry for creating the opening image, and Andrew Bond for creating the LapQuest event graphics.  Couldn’t have done this without these awesome volunteers. — NEXT UP – LapQuest @ Hood River. A joint

Stub Report + Group Ride

Just another successful group ride on Saturday. This time we explored LL Stub Stewart and enjoyed a great ride before the rain started. Stub Stewart Map Trail Report – the trails at Stub were in great shape due to dry weather the days prior to our ride. In addition to riding all the mtb trails