Month: November 2020

ADVOCACY ALERT-New Trails in the Gorge

Written by Andrew Jansky There is one final opportunity for you to help 25 miles of new forested single track to be built in the gorge. NWTA has been working on getting this new project approved, originally named CLIMB (Cascade Locks International Mountain Bike Trail) and located just above easyCLIMB in the cliffs above. The … Read More

New President, Vice President, and Secretary for NWTA

Northwest Trail Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Juntu Oberg as our new President. Born in the Philippines, her family immigrated to Portland at a young age. Living in the area for most of her life, she will be the first woman of color to lead the organization. Paul Hobson was voted in … Read More

Sandy Ridge Work Party 11/14

Written by Junu Oberg Eleven months after our last organized work party at Sandy Ridge, a group of 25 volunteers gathered on a rainy & overcast Saturday (November 14th), ready to give back to the beloved trail system. With our new COVID-19 protocols, volunteers traveled up the paved road to easy access to the trails … Read More

Trail Sustainability Institute 2020

Written by Nancy Stone The Trail Sustainability Institute was thrilled to host its first Trail School since the beginning of the pandemic, and boy did it feel good! NWTA’s Covid protocols gave us the confidence to meet in a small group with safety protocols in place and everyone on board to work and learn responsibly.  … Read More


Attention Clark County WA! Clark county Public Works seeks additional input on parks recreation and open space plan. Please take the time to fill out the Clark County Parks PROS planning survey. It’ll take 5-10 minutes and specifically asks questions regarding mountain biking and how the County should prioritize future park projects and development plans.DEADLINE: … Read More

Willamette G!ve Guide 2020

Written by Bob Lessard and Kelsea De Filippis The NWTA has been looking to participate in the Willamette Give Guide for quite a few years. It’s a great fundraising initiative for local non-profits. We are proud to finally make the cut in 2020. We hope that you have a good look and find places where … Read More


Written by Bob Lessard Much has been said about Rocky Point in the last year, and a lot has happened with the trails to back it up. This year is going to be big. As you know, we commissioned C2 Recreation Consulting to put together a long-term trail development plan for Rocky Point. The plan … Read More

L.L. Stub Stewart Recap

Happy to report that Stub volunteers have racked up 300 hours of work since the COVID lockdown was lifted. As a team, we have accomplished a lot. Stub Trail Updates:  – Shoofly switchback bridge has been repaired, reinforced, and non-slip material was added to the decking. – Crazy Train and Loki’s Lollipop have been brushed … Read More


Attention! Oregon Metro is looking for Oversight Committee Members! We would like to share this opportunity from Portland Metro parks and nature with our members who are off road cycling enthusiasts. Information from Oregon Metro Parks and Nature: Independent community oversight has been essential to Metro’s transparency, accountability and delivery on promises made to voters … Read More