Klootchy Creek

Klootchy Creek Trail School Recap

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected]) The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) headed west to visit our friends and trails at Klootchy Creek this Saturday. It may come as no surprise that our 15 volunteers and 4 instructors were greeted with a downpour of rain and gusts of wind. Such is life on the … Read More

A Weekend’s Work During Dig Season

November 12 and 13 was a BUSY weekend for Northwest Trail Alliance volunteers and members!  All told, there was over 400 hours of volunteer work put in over the course of the weekend spread across 6 different locations including a night ride social at Stub Stewart. Here are some highlights. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS AT STUB … Read More

Klootchy Creek Dig Day Recap from 11/13

The weather was perfect and the dirt was too. Using rakes, loppers and a few shovels, we completed all the hand-finishing on the new Get Down trail that wraps around under Party Wave. The crew also had time to pay some attention to brushing and weeding Roller Coaster, the new beginner’s trail. Folks went riding … Read More

Klootchy Creek Update and Events

Written by Steven Blakesley We don’t complain much about the weather on the coast, but this is the wettest spring that we’ve seen in a long time at Klootchy Creek!  Unusually heavy rain has slowed down some projects, and affected some existing trails. We are looking forward to some warmer dryer days ahead for those … Read More

New Trail at Klootchy Creek

Written by Nell Stamper, NWTA Board Member ([email protected]) A new intermediate jump line will be opening soon at Klootchy Creek. This trail, built by Bros and Hoes Landscaping, was funded by everyone who purchased raffle tickets for the Yeti last year. and we would like to extend our deep gratitude also to the businesses that … 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

TSI Hits the Road

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected]) The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) is NWTA’s educational branch of the organization that was established in the Summer of 2019. Within TSI is our beloved Trail School. Here, we offer folks who may be new(er) to trail maintenance an opportunity to get their hands dirty while learning … Read More

North Coast Trail Alliance Updates

We will be working on trail maintenance and trail building at Klootchy throughout the fall and winter. Beginners are welcome- we have projects at every level. We will be announcing dig days on social media and through newsletters. Watch for special events! The first Klootchy Creek dig day is on 12/18. Click HERE to register. We’re … Read More

Upcoming Fall Dig Days

After a great summer of riding, this is the time of the year where we ramp up our trail maintenance efforts. Here is what is being planned this fall at the various trail systems and bike parks. SANDY RIDGE This fall, we will spend a lot of time working on Little Monkey. It will be … Read More