Month: February 2021

2021 Presidents Day Storm Damage at Rocky Point

Written by Scooter Sutterer Portland was not the only place that suffered damage from the ice storm. Rocky Point has many, many trees and limbs down and lots of debris on the trails. On February 20th, we had a crew assess the damage; very few trails we spared. Some trees have completely fallen, others with … Read More

Trail Sister’s trail Recap

Written by Nancy Stone Our Trail Sister’s Dig Days started up in January with great success. The motivation behind holding these dig days was not only to have a fun trail built exclusively by womxn but to give them the foundational skills and knowledge of trail building. These skills are essential to trail work so … Read More

February TSI Trail School

Written by Nancy Stone NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute held our monthly Trail School on February 7th at Rocky Point. Keeping to our Covid-19 guidelines, 10 Trail Stewards arrived to learn the fundamentals of sustainable trail maintenance while enjoying a rare sunny day in the mossy forest.  Trail School is split into two distinct types of … Read More

Trail School with NICA

Written by Volunteer Director Jered Bogli After some back and forth with two of the assistant coaches Dan Brown and Duncan Parks, Nancy and I put a date on the calendar with the NICA Portland Composite team for a TSI Trail School and Dig Day on January 24th. NICA stands for National Interscholastic Cycling Association … Read More

NWTA has a New volunteer director

Written by Kelsea De Filippis If you’re riding at Rocky Point, chances are you have seen Jered out on the trail building, riding, or stoking out volunteer groups. If you don’t think digging is fun, well, you probably haven’t met Jered. The Rocky Point lease was signed in August of 2019, which is how Jered … Read More