Events

Coldwater Lake Trail Work & Campout Weekend Recap

80+ volunteers turned out for the annual work party at Coldwater Lake (Mt. St. Helens) on June 1st, which was also National Trails Day. Volunteers from Northwest Trail Alliance, Growlers Gulch Racing & Daybreak Racing worked together to clear 10+ miles of trail around the lake in 5 hours. There was also a crew who

Weekly Regional Roundup

We hope your bike is tuned and ready to go because it’s almost June and there are so many MTB-related events to choose from. Here’s a sampling of our faves to help you with your planning. Check out our Community Calendar for longer range planning. We hope to see you on the trail! *Inclusion in

NWTA is Northward Bound! Coldwater Lake & TDG

The Coldwater Lake Trails Located about 2.5 hours north east of Portland, the Coldwater Lake trails consist of three trails (211, 230 and 230A).  The entire loop is about 12 miles long with approximately 2000 feet of climbing. While the loop can be ridden in either direction, many folks prefer to ride clockwise to take

“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