NWTA Board Bios – Paul Hobson

Paul Hobson joined the NWTA board in 2018. He has been an on- and off-road cyclist and cycling advocate for the past 15 years. He cut his teeth in the bike world commuting to and from college in Atlanta, GA. After finishing his masters degree in civil engineering, focusing on sediment transport and erosion, he … Read More

NWTA Board Bios – Owen Rodabaugh

Owen Rodabaugh joined the NWTA board in 2018 and is our Treasurer. You can reach Owen at [email protected] Tell us a little about yourself, Owen. I was born and raised in Outer NE Portland. I had a mountain bike as a teenager but didn’t start riding trails until 2008 when a friend took me out … Read More

NWTA Board Bios – Juntu Oberg

Juntu joined the NWTA board in 2018 and became Vice President in 2019. She has been active in the Portland/Vancouver mountain bike community since NWTA was P.U.M.P. and is well-known and loved in the Growlers Gulch family. Juntu is Bob’s right hand, filling in when necessary and providing invaluable assistance to the rest of the … Read More

Women’s Switchback Climbing Clinic/Ride (Intermediate)

This intermediate level clinic & ride will be at the Growlers Gulch Trail system in Castle Rock, WA Come fine tune your climbing skills, especially when it comes to cornering and switchbacks. We will be covering tricks and skills to help you master those tricky turns while climbing. An intermediate ride will follow the clinic. … Read More

TSI’s Crew Leader Training at Klootchy Creek

Crew Leaders are essential to the success of trail building work parties. These individuals provide guidance, vision and share their knowledge with their crew of trail builders. If you are a seasoned Trail Steward who is interested in expanding your skills and tapping into becoming a leader, this training is for you! Northwest Trail Alliance’s … Read More

2019 Spring Dig – Gateway Green

Saturday May 4, 2019 – Northwest Trail Alliance and Friends of Gateway Green host another Dig Day at Dirt Lab @ Gateway Green! Come join us with event sponsors Western Bike Works , evo – Portland & Loam Coffee in caring for the trails at our beloved Portland park. The Dirt Lab has been a great success since … Read More

Stub Stewart Weekday Dig & BBQ!

Spring is here & so is a work party at Stub Stewart.Come & help us make some great improvements to the trails in advance of peak riding. Work Party Logistics: Who: Volunteers of all experience levels welcome! Where: Stub Stewart State Park. Meet at the Hilltop parking lot.Location: https://goo.gl/maps/AcQn6WxaCm52 When: Wednesday April 24th from 1:00pm … Read More

Sandy Ridge Trail Work Party – Event Full

*** EVENT FULL *** Thank you for your interest in our work party but we have hit maximum capacity. Don’t fret! Our last work party at Sandy Ridge will be Sunday 12/1. Sign ups for that will open soon. For those of you who pre-registered we look forward to seeing you this Sunday at 9am! … Read More

Postponed – Sandy Ridge Trail Work Party

*** Event Postponed. Due to the risks posed by Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oregon & SW Washington NWTA will be postponing all group activities until further notice. *** Sunday April 12th. Sandy Ridge Trail Work.  Help us get the trails in shape for peak riding season. We’ll be repairing tread, filling holes, clearing drains, raking … Read More