Rocky Point

Rocky Point Update 3/29

Written by Bob Lessard Attention: Access is limited on Rocky Point Northside trails due to windstorm blowdown. Many trails have too many trees down to be rideable. All Rocky Point Southside trails found on Trailforks are open. Please be mindful and aware of hanging trees and downed trees under tension. Open on the Northside: RP United, Andyland, … 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

ATTENTION TRAIL SISTERS!

Written by Nancy Stone If you are a skilled trail steward or have hopes and dreams to be a skilled trail steward, you will soon have the opportunity to build a brand new gravity trail on the north side of Rocky Point led by women and built by women/trans/femme. Building a fun new gravity trail … Read More