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Catlin Gabel TSI Recap 4/14

Written by Nancy Stone NWTA, in collaboration with Portland Parks and Recreation, teamed up with Catlin Gabel students who are involved with the school’s Applied Leadership in the Outdoors after-school course to learn about trail maintenance at Powell Butte. In a fun exchange of knowledge, the students shared what they have learned of native plants … Read More

Sandy Ridge work – spring 2021

Written by Juntu Oberg In a time before a pandemic, we had a mountain bike shuttle festival in July 2019 at Sandy Ridge. This sold-out event was capped at 300 attendees. It was the largest fundraiser we had that year, with all the proceeds earmarked for the trail system. NWTA works in partnership with the … Read More

LL Stub Stewart updates and trail days

Written by Ted Dodd STUB STEWART NEWS UPDATEOn 4/3/2021 we reached 85% completion on a large project to finally fix the Muck/Mud problem on Lower Shoofly. A hardworking crew finished the dirt work reshaping the trail for better drainage and we hauled a lot of rock to harden the tread. This weekend’s crew was: Kyle Carlson, Jeff … Read More

Coin Box Donations at Trek!

Have you stopped into Trek Bicycle PDX to vote for your favorite local cycling org? They will be giving away a total of $10,000 to three local groups— The Street Trust, Community Cycling Center, and the Northwest Trail Alliance—and there’s only one weekend left to vote. Visit any of the 6 locations now through April … Read More

Upcoming Trail work

Want to help get Stub ready for the spring riding season? Here are some upcoming events for the next few weeks. TRAIL WORK (LOWER SHOOFLY) OUR MISSION – Fix the notoriously muddy section on Lower Shoofly. This will involve reshaping the trail for better drainage and adding rock. SIGN UP for the Shoofly trail project … Read More

February Crew Leader Training

Written by Nancy Stone February’s Crew Leader Training was unique compared to NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute’s previous training sessions. This was due to the attendance of not only new folks coming through the Crew Leader program but having several LST (Local Stewardship Team) leaders attend as well. As always, everybody’s personal experience lends to opportunities … Read More

Rocky Point Update 3/2 – presidents day Snowstorm

Written by Andrew Jansky Good News! Rocky Point’s Southside trails are open. Following the President’s day storm, NWTA performed a comprehensive on-site wind and ice damage assessment, prepared a report, and discussed recovery parameters with the landowner to get approval to do the work to open the Southside. Scooter Sutterer then organized multiple small teams … Read More