NW TA

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

TSI Crew Leader Training Recap 1/9

Written by Nancy Stone With a membership of greater than 4,500 dedicated and eager folks who want to help create more mountain bike opportunities in NW Oregon and SW Washington, NWTA knows that leadership and guidance are vital in making that desire a reality. The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) focuses those efforts on training highly … Read More

We apologize

We want to apologize for a recent update about the on-going trail maintenance at LL Stub Stewart State Park. NWTA shared a brief and incomplete summary of the park’s history.  We overstated NWTA’s involvement and failed to include other key organizations whose involvement was instrumental in planning, flagging, and building the trails. We want to acknowledge … Read More

Stub Stewart Update end of 2020

Written by Ted Dodd, Edited by Kelsea De Filippis Here’s a highlight of the work out at L.L. Stub Stewart plus a little history from LST Ted Dodd. Trail crews made headway on Lower Greenhorn to try and mitigate serious drainage issues along with removing a pesky stump pre-Christmas. The trail still needs work to … Read More