News

Oh, Sandy, we’ve missed you (trail report)

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having some serious separation anxiety without access to my go-to trails at SRT. So, when the weather got warm this weekend, my partner Chris and I headed up to do a little recon. Long story short, on Sunday, nothing above TNT & Little Monkey was worth the

NW Trail Sisters – Switchback Climbing Clinic Re-Cap.

Written by event leader & NW Trail Sister Nancy Stone As if climbing hills with your mountain bike isn’t hard enough, throw in some switchbacks & even experienced riders can be challenged to stay upright. This Sunday (03/17), 22 NW Trail Sisters learned a few key tricks to make climbing switchbacks not only do-able but

NW Trail Sisters Cornering Clinic Re-Cap

After a few weeks of event cancellations due to snow & ice, the sun gods shone down on 17 women on Sunday 03.10 for the Women’s Beginner Level Cornering Clinic at Growlers Gulch. Clinics are a perfect way to build new skills or even sharpen existing skills and this event was no exception. Focusing primarily

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.

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

Kevin Neidorf

We regret to inform you of the passing of Kevin Neidorf. He was a friend to the Northwest Trail Alliance community. His energy and passion inspired many people. He will be missed. A celebration of his life will be held on February 24th (details below). Kevin’s family wishes to honor him through organizations that align

Oregon Trail News: Salmonberry Trail Project

New Year, New Organization Leads the Salmonberry Trail Project The Salmonberry Trail Foundation is a new non-profit with a mission to transform a former rail line into a one-of-a-kind Pacific Northwest outdoor experience. The proposed 84 uninterrupted miles of multi-use, non-motorized trail will connect the Portland-Metro area to the Oregon Coast, gently descending through Salmonberry

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

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

Oregon Department Of Forestry Seeking Advisory Committee Members

BE PART OF THE STATE FORESTS CONVERSATION: ADVISORY COMMITTEE SEEKS MEMBERS Do you like riding in the Tillamook State Forest? Interested in helping to shape decisions that can impact trails?  A committee advising Oregon Department of Forestry staff on forest operations, projects and activities (this means recreation) is currently seeking applications to fill three vacancies.