Posts By: Ted Dodd

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

NWTA Equipment Theft – UPDATE

Sunday 10/30/16 – UPDATE Multnomah County Sheriffs have recovered our stolen equipment. It was great police work, combined with NWTA social media network looking for it that led to the recovery. This is great news because our crew will be able to use the equipment at Gateway Green as scheduled.       Good guys 1 /

Stub Bridge(s) Update + Photos

We are making progress on the TWO new bridges at Stub (paid for by NWTA). Logs are in place and decking will start next week. Extremely excited about being able to ride across these soon.         

Timberline MTB – Advocacy Alert

  ADVOCACY  ALERT!! Timberline Mountain Bike Trails and Skills Park NWTA’s advocacy team has been working with our friends at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area to provide any assistance they need in this herculean multi-year court battle. Good news, the court has found in favor of the project. Bad news, there is a new mandated

2 events completed, 3 more this week + more next week

This week; we are riding indoors, riding outdoors, and riding in the mountains (plus a campout). Next week we have a Happy Hour, pub crawl, more riding, and a large kids event. See the “Events” for more details. All are great options for connecting with fellow riders and meeting new friends.   Join us! Trail Fest 2016

Dirt Lab @ Gateway Green

Post by Jocelyn Gaudi – Board member, Friends of Gateway Green Dirt Lab [noun] \dert\ᐧ \lab\: A community crowdfunded project to develop mountain biking and hiking trails at Gateway Green, while improving environmental quality at the park and encouraging civic and economic revitalization in East Portland.   For more than ten years, a group of community advocates, the

Portland Parks Survey – Action Needed

New FP park access = MTB trails??? Nicely ask for ‘single track’ trails when you complete the survey. Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ForestParkEntrance