Trails

Stub trails CLOSING for forest thinning starting November 2017

From November 2017 thru February 2018, Stub Stewart State Park trails will be closed for forest thinning (using heli-logging operations to limit trail impact).  This will result in improved forest health and a better riding experience.  Stub volunteer work parties will start in March – April timeframe to restore any affected trails. “Safety will be our

Hagg Lake Brush-n-Ride Work Day

Hi All! We plan on trimming back the blackberries and other brush while we ride around the lake on October 8th from 9 to about noon. Northwest Trail Alliance will supply tools, but if you have a favorite brush trimmer be sure the label and bring it with you! Also bring your bike and be

Shaping our Future

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

Caution! Horses on Banks-Vernonia Trail 9/16/2017…

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

All Riders, All Trails

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

Sandy Ridge Shuttle, Highlights + Photos

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

Vacation Party?

  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

LapQuest is this weekend

The trail conditions and weather will be perfect for this weekend’s ride event. You still have time to RSVP and join the fun. Thanks to our sponsors for helping make this event possible. For our post ride social, Sellwood Cycle is providing the BBQ and Hopworks Brewing is providing the tasty beverages. LapQuest at Stub

Stub is dialed in

It was another huge weekend for L.L. Stub Stewart (aka Stub). 75+ volunteers turned out to do trail work.  Several projects were completed including the creation of a new beginner trail, a major trail re-route of Shoofly, and other bonus trail work. Thank You to Portland Design Work, PDW was the main event sponsor who provided