EasyCLIMB

LapQuest – 4 hour MTB Endurance Challenge – 6/1

Get ready for an epic 4-hour mountain bike challenge at LapQuest – test your endurance and earn bragging rights while riding with friends. Gear up for the ultimate mountain biking challenge called LapQuest – the adrenaline-pumping endurance event for the biking community! The mission is simple: Complete as many laps as you can within 4 … Read More

Kids’ Ride at Cascade Locks easyCLIMB Trail 

By Elaine Bothe and Ryland Shipley Friends were made and fun was had at the NWTA Kids’ Ride at Cascade Locks easyCLIMB Trail System on a warm Sunday afternoon in July! We had five kids join us for a lap of beautiful views out across the Columbia River, endless and fun corners, a lovely snack … Read More

Adults Beginner Ride at Cascade Locks EasyCLIMB, July 16, 2023

Contributed by Carey Booth I enjoyed the free NWTA class at Easy Climb Trail in Cascade Locks on Sunday, July 16, 2023, with Elaine Bothe. We had bike safety checks and went over the safety ABCs for air, brakes, chain, and crank, etc. My bike is an early 90s Giant brand with no suspension, which … Read More

Kid’s Ride at easyCLIMB (Cascade Locks) – 7/16

Join us for a guided ride on some of the best trails around!  These rides will start out with reviewing the most basic skills and will offer light instruction as needed for particular features. We will split the group into Green Geckos (beginners) and Leapin’ Lizards (intermediates) and split into smaller groups as staffing allows. … Read More

Guided Ride at Cascade Locks (Adult Beginners 18+) – 7/16

Join us for a guided ride on some of the best trails around!  These rides will start out with reviewing the most basic skills and will offer light instruction as needed for particular features. We will have a single group and split the group into smaller groups as staffing allows. We will ride to the … Read More

Cascade Locks Trail School Recap

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected]) The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) travels 6-7 months out of the year, holding Trail Schools at different trail systems within 60 miles of the Portland area. Each location boasts different ecosystems, soil types, forests, and land management restrictions/guidelines. So although the Trail School curriculum is consistent, oftentimes, … Read More

Trail School @ Easy Climb Trail – Cascade Locks – 4/2

The Trail Sustainability Institute will be hosting Trail School at Easy Climb in Cascade Locks. Trail School teaches the fundamental skills needed to maintain our trails. Participants will be learning safety techniques and tool identification/uses and hands-on training of corridor clearing, drainage, as well as bench and tread work. Northwest Trail Alliance’s Trail Sustainability Institute’s goal … Read More

Easly Climb Trail School Recap (02/06)

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected]) After a cold foggy morning, we were treated to a brilliantly clear day in the gorge as we launched yet another session of our NWTA TSI instruction at the Easy Climb trails in Cascade Locks. With a smaller than usual class size of six but our full … Read More

Press Release – New Trail Alert from USFS

August 10, 2021 – Cascade Locks, OR As featured in USFS The Scene Newsletter – August 2021 “The Forest Service is partnering with The Port of Cascade Locks and Northwest Trail Alliance to develop a 15-mile shared-use trail system that will expand opportunities for mountain biking, hiking, and equestrian use in the vicinity of Cascade … Read More