Press Release

Easly Climb Trail School Recap (02/06)

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected]) After a cold foggy morning, we were treated to a brilliantly clear day in the gorge as we launched yet another session of our NWTA TSI instruction at the Easy Climb trails in Cascade Locks. With a smaller than usual class size of six but our full … Read More

Tillamook State Forest Work Party Recap (2/5)

Written by Nathan Frechen, Tillamook LST ([email protected]) On Saturday, February 5th, 13 folks gathered to continue tread work that was started in December on the .35 mile Gales Creek re-route in the Tillamook State Forest. In 3 hours, we finished roughing in the entire line and removed a couple of stumps – one with mechanical … Read More

Trail Sister’s Trail School Recap from 01/22

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected])  NWTA’s first Trail School for Trail Sisters took place this Saturday at Klootchy Creek. Not only were we greeted with the bright, sunny faces of 10 Trail Sisters but the actual sun itself. A rare January treat, indeed!  In a sport where women/trans/femme find themselves as a … Read More

Gateway Green Dig Day Recap

Written by Julie Larson, Gateway Green Trail Steward On Sunday, January 9th, Gateway Green Trails Stewards, Tim, Todd, and Julie, joined forces with other eager trail builders: four from the Community Cycling Center and one from our partner at the Lumberyard. We were excited to finally meet and work with the folks from CCC. Their … Read More

Help Shape the Future of Mt. Hood

This is taken from the OMBC website WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE MT. HOOD THE 5TH LARGEST NATIONAL RECREATION AREA IN THE NATION. The public comment period will be open from Monday, December 6 at 9am to Friday, January 7 at 11:59pm (all times PT) For many Oregonians, Mount Hood and the Columbia River … Read More

Member appreciation prize winners

November was member appreciation month with NWTA. All you had to do was be a member, and you had a chance to win prizes from Lolo Racks or Trans Cascadia Excursions, both Northwest Trail Alliance sponsors. The lucky winner of a Lolo Rack was NWTA member Peter Dydo. He picked up his rack at Lolo HQ in NE … Read More

Tillamook LST Announcement

Written by Jim Lemonds (Mt. St. Helens & Growlers Gulch LST) [email protected] Nathan Frechen is the new NWTA Local Stewardship Team Lead in the Tillamook State Forest, building on the great work that PUMP/NWTA has done in the past and most recently by Ben McCormack and Tim Mathews. His focus will be on typical maintenance … Read More

Stub News

Written by Ted Dodd ([email protected]) TRAIL NINJAS Trail Ninjas have been busy this fall dig season, accomplishing multiple projects.  What is a Stub Stewart Trail Ninja?   The program is for volunteers that work in small teams -or who work on solo missions (trail projects).   For NWTA to work within our volunteer stewardship agreement at the Park, … Read More

Little Monkey is Open

After 4 1/2 weeks of construction, the trail is now open. The features are new, and some are soft due to rebuilding. Please use your best judgment when deciding when to ride the trail. Riding when it’s wet and after heavy rains is not ideal and will result in extra maintenance & repairs for our … Read More

YETI SB130 Drawing Prize Winner

Congratulations to Dan McKenna, the winner of the 2021 Yeti SB130 Bike Drawing who just picked up his custom bike. Thanks to Fat Tire Farm and Yeti for the beautiful frame and build, and to Chris King, We Are One Composites, One Up Components, Fox, Shimano, and Modus Sport Group. The bike drawing was a generous offering by … Read More