Our plans for 2018 are beginning to form. What would you like to see NWTA do more of in 2018? Is there something you’d prefer we do less of? We’re working for you — member, sponsor, and land manager alike — so please let us know how we can better reflect your desires. Email me
On Saturday September 16, 2017 (between 9am to 3pm) the Northwest Chapter of Oregon Equestrian Trails club will be hosting a trail ride along Banks-Vernonia Trail. More horse riders than usual will be on the B-V. This is good opportunity to remember trail etiquette. Remember… Slow and stop well before encountering horse riders, say hello and see what they’d
Weigh in on cycling in Gabbert Butte Nature Park Part of a swath of upland forest, Gabbert Butte sits nestled among the Gresham, Hogan, and Sunshine Buttes just south of downtown Gresham. One of a complex of extinct volcanoes, It’s a wonderful piece of nature in the city, with springs and streams feeding Johnson Creek,
This year’s SHIFT produced great results and was a total blast! Last weekend started with various group rides all over the mountain from Red Rocks, Blue Lake, Toutle Trail, to the epic Plains of Abraham and Smith Creek. Saturday consisted with 80 people scattered over the mountain like a well orchestrated army working to clear
Do you shop at Amazon or Fred Meyer? If so, help us out! Amazon: Search Smile.Amazon.com. Under the search bar, click “supporting”. Scroll down to “click your own charitable organization”. If you search “Northwest Trail Alliance”, we should be the first result. Next, click select on the right side. It is as simple as that.
Thank You for helping make Stub Fest another success! Last weekend motivated volunteers gathered to work on multiple trail projects at L.L. Stub Stewart State Park during this multi-day event/campout. The weekend’s activities included a trail building class, BBQ social and night ride on Friday. On Saturday we put the tools to work and then
Observe the action at the Dirt Lab and it becomes readily clear that the experiment is engaging riders outside the NWTA’s current realm: Weekdays, you’ll see neighborhood moms, encouraging their charges (soon to be chargers) and, on weekends, adults on mountain bikes that were state-of-the-art a decade ago, all intermixed with our usual suspects on
Thanks Nick Payne for putting this together.
Not only did we raise $6,000+ for the ongoing development of the Sandy Ridge Trail system, but we had a blast doing it. Once again this event sold out in advance and was a huge success. Special Thanks to Dennis Veatch and Shane Gould for organizing this event as well as the 30 + volunteers who
After hosting many work parties and events, I have been amazed at how far people travel to help at our events, with the most recent traveling from Spain. So in the name of research, I decided to give a vacation work party a try. I joined the Maui Mountain Bike Coalition, a local IMBA