Events

COVID-19 Statement

A message from Bob Lessard. President Northwest Trail Alliance NWTA will be cancelling all activities for the remainder of the month of March due to COVID-19 concerns. Our event calendar will be adjusted regularly to be in line with the most up to date recommended practices. We ask our members to follow CDC safety guidelines

A message from your NWTA Leadership Team

Due to the risks posed by Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oregon & SW Washington, NWTA will be postponing all group activities until further notice. This includes social rides, the March 31 member meeting, and work parties. We were not anticipating such a thing would have direct impacts on our activities, so we will pause to

Rocky Point BIG Dig recap

Written by Scooter Sutterer Despite the threat of rain 84 volunteers came out to Rocky Point for the March 7th Big Dig. The goal was to work on a reroute of Joy of Climbing. The old trail was a rutted straight shot up a steep hill on the edge of a clearcut. Too steep for

NWTS Tackle Switchbacks at Growlers Gulch

Sunday February 9th provided a much needed, rare, sunny day. Not only did we take advantage of it, we basked in it! What a great day to hold a clinic! Switchbacks can be tricky no matter which direction you are riding them. 20 women (w/t/f) had the opportunity to learn the specific steps to take

Trail Sisters lean into Cornering Clinic

Focusing in on improving even the most basic skills, like cornering, can have a tremendous effect on your ride experience and confidence level. This proved to be true for the 14 women that showed up on Sunday January 26th for the Beginner Level Cornering Clinic. After a breakdown of 5 key points to follow, each rider

Save The Date – Sandy Ridge Shuttle Day 7/18

Saturday July 18, 2020 Shuttles running: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thanks to a group of motivated volunteers, our shuttle event is coming back again this summer and is only happening once in 2020. Space is limited and like every year this event will sell out, so sign up early to make sure you’ve got

Jan 5 Build Establishes New Record at Growlers Gulch

Originally posted at WriteTek Northwest Written by Jim LeMonds It was a classic Growlers Gulch build with 136 volunteers coming out to work on several big projects. The total eclipsed the previous record of 130. Here’s what got done – Carnage – The line is completely buffed out. It will be muddy and soft for

Rocky Point Weekly Saturday Dig’s Continue

Written by Daniel Beaman On Saturday 12/21 10 people donned rain gear and braved the weather to spread gravel and cut in another section of the south side trail, Butter Knife. Great comradery, high spirits, and love for  the Rocky Point trails led to a very effective team and some great work. Build parties continue

Do you want more trails?

Your donations help build more trails This is not an IMBA request. Contributions go directly to Northwest Trail Alliance. It has been an incredible year. We are creating more riding opportunities and there is no end in sight. We know we can build on the momentum of 2019 and do even better in 2020. This

Saturday Digs at Rocky Point get the job done

Written by Tyler B. Hogstrom Waking up early on a weekend to the patterning of hard rain on your roof might give you the last reason you need to swear off mountain biking for one more week or put your skis in the car and head for snow.   NWTA members were out in force