Bob Lessard

NWTA Going Independent. Farewell IMBA Chapter Program

A message from Bob Lessard. President Northwest Trail Alliance. NB: This post previously made the erroneous statement that NWTA members would retain their IMBA benefits after April 30th. IBMA has clarified that this is not the case. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by our false assumption. The Northwest Trail Alliance has been in a … Read More

Rocky Point Parking

It took a while, but we have parking at our trailhead. This was a top priority, for convenience, but also for the safety of NWTA members. Please park efficiently, and leave room for cars to get by and turn around. We will know soon enough how many cars will squeeze in, but if it’s full, … Read More

Announcing New PDX Trails

The Northwest Trail Alliance is delighted to announce a substantial addition to the inventory of mountain bike trails in the greater Portland area. As of August 1, 2019, NWTA members will have access to mountain bike trails a mere 20 minutes from downtown Portland. This begins a relationship with a private timber company with substantial … Read More

NWTA volunteer positions. We need you !!!!

The Northwest Trail Alliance is in need of motivated people to help keep the well oiled NWTA machine running smoothly. If you have a few hours per week to commit, we could use the help. We are looking for people with any or all of the following skills: Web design and maintenance skills (WordPress) Social … Read More

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 … Read More

Ray Bayley May 23, 1955 – July 9, 2018

A member of our community recently passed away. Mike “Ray” Bayley¬†provided years and years of volunteer work for mountain biking and urban cycling through PUMP and NWTA, supporting trail work parties and advocacy meetings. He was a long time representative of the mountain bike community for trail access at Powell Butte. We can be thankful … Read More