Trail Work

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

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

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