Events

“Storm the Coast” Klootchy Big Dig – Recap

Our NCTA partners put on a high energy event, and NWTA signed up 40 people to Storm the Coast and build some trail on the burgeoning new Klootchy Creek trail system in Clatsop county near Seaside/Cannon Beach. A total of 65 people turned up. People came from Portland, Vancouver, Camas, Troutdale, Longview, Castle Rock, Tigard,

Tillamook Trail Mix Event Recap

80+ volunteers from 5 organizations representing 4 different user groups gathered at Gales Creek Campground on Saturday March 30th for the inaugural Trail Mix, a Tillamook State Forest Clean Up. Trail Mix was a brainchild of Nathan Frechen, an active trail steward with the Oregon Timber Trail & Jeremy Long, owner of Daybreak Racing, a

Sandy Ridge Shuttle Fundraiser is BACK!

NWTA presents the Sandy Ridge Shuttle fundraiser event. It’s back & better than ever! This is your chance to catch a ride to the top… over and over again! In between laps, hang out at our base camp, enjoy some snacks, borrow a demo bike, and more. Tickets are going fast, so don’t miss your

Northwest Trail Sisters New Beginnings for New Riders Ride Recap

24 bold women showed up for the New Beginnings for New Riders clinic sponsored by Proper Cycle Werks at Growlers Gulch trails in Castle Rock, WA on Sunday 01/06! Despite a strong weather front that moved in the night before, these women arrived, undeterred, ready to learn a thing or two about the magical world

Proper Cycle Werks womens’ mini-clinic & #optoutside options

Yesterday, Proper Cycle Werks and Nancy Stone led a crew of 15 NW Trail Sisters around Growlers for a great mini-clinic.  We braved the chilly morning in Castle Rock and wound our way to some of the higher trails in the Growlers system under the watchful eye of Mt. Saint Helens.  Warmed up, we settled in to

2019 NWTA Event Schedule

The following is the monthly list of events organized by, or partnered with NWTA. If you want to work with NWTA on an event, please don’t hesitate to contact us volunteer@nw-trail.org. NOTE: Some changes to specific dates may occur. Check calendar for details of event once published officially. March 30th-31st – Tillamook State Forest Spring

NWTA Fall Membership Drive

Your membership powers NWTA   The 2018 NWTA Fall Membership Drive kicks off today, making it a great time to join or renew your membership. Help us reach over 2,000 members this year with an individual or family membership. In the greater Portland area, Northwest Trail Alliance volunteers have helped make a whole lot of

2018 NW Demo Days! – updated 7/13

**UPDATE: We’ve created a page under the “events” tab with demo and rental information, which will be updated regularly. ***   Can’t wait for a demo day? Contact your local bike shops and ask about their demo rental programs! Fat Tire Farm is now offering high end mountain bike rentals!  Whether you want to take a

Scenes from the Festival

As Jonathan Maus captured it, “… the Festival was like an off-road version of Sunday Parkways. The scenes that unfolded were heartening: Tykes barely big enough to walk ran with balance bikes over whoop-de-dos; a young girl on a full-size bike got her first-ever riding lesson; pre-teen boys raced each other on BMX bikes down

Coldwater Lake Campout Recap

It’s always amazing to see what volunteers can accomplish when they are inspired by breathtaking scenery.  This past weekend at Coldwater Lake was no exception.  The annual stewardship campout within the Mt. St Helens National Monument, organized by Jim Lemonds (affectionately known as ‘Jeep’) in cooperation with the USFS, has grown to achieve cult status