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Proper Cycle Werks / NWTS Log Over Clinic – Recap

Despite a questionable forecast and large amounts of rain coming down everywhere else in the PNW, 20 women were giddily enjoying their luck on the trails at Growlers Gulch, free of water falling from the sky. A perfect day for a log-over clinic. Riding log-overs can be tricky, intimidating and the root cause of many

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

Women’s Trail work day – ReCap

Written by event leader & NW Trail Sister Nancy Stone In the spirit of the NW Trail Sister’s motto, We Dig Where We Ride, 23 women emerged through a foggy morning to get their hands dirty, side by side to do just that. Dig. Rake. Prune. Build. They were inspired, as they climbed to the

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