General

Rocky Point Etiquette During Logging and Road Work

As leaseholders, we need to be sure we are keeping Weyerhaeuser and the contractors they hire happy. Keeping this amazing relationship conflict-free is very important. Following these rules during logging and road work will help ensure continued access to the Rocky Point Trail System. Minimize exposure. Work to cross the roads at trail intersections and … Read More

ROCKY POINT June UPDATE

NEW TRAILS ARE OPEN. Over six miles of new trails built this winter are now open. Take it easy the first few laps; you have all summer to learn the trails. Come out and explore the new trails. CARPOOL. Parking is tight; if you are vaccinated, start carpooling to Rocky Point. This is especially true on weeknights … 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

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

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

TSI Trail School Recap 1/10

written by Nancy Stone Building and maintaining trails are, arguably, the backbone of our sport. Building and maintaining a membership of skilled Trail Stewards are the backbone of our organization. NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) understands this and strives to provide new Trail Stewards with the knowledge, skill, and confidence to join in the ever-growing community … Read More