Klootchy Creek

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

KLOOTCHY CREEK TRAIL SYSTEM CLOSED

Written by Nell Stamper KLOOTCHY CREEK TRAIL SYSTEM CLOSED: Due to the recent record-breaking heat and high fire danger, the land managers at Klootchy Creek have closed all recreational use of the property.  We are not sure how long the closure will last, and we are working closely with Greenwood Resources to get safe access as soon … Read More

Ride Leader Training

Written by Nell Stamper Just in time for the beginning of the summer riding season, the North Coast Trail Alliance was fortunate to host instructor & coach Elaine Bothe for a Ride Leader Introduction Workshop. Elaine came out to the Klootchy Creek trails and volunteered her time to teach local riders some key basics about … Read More

Welcoming Nell to the Board

Written by Kelsea De Filippis NWTA would like to welcome Nell to the Board of Directors. Nell has been involved with North Coast Trail Alliance (NCTA) for three years and will now be the liaison between NCTA and NWTA, bringing a stronger tie between the two organizations. North Coast Trail Alliance was formed in 2015 … Read More