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

TSI Trail School at Klootchy Creek – 1/21

NWTA’s Trail Sustainability Institute will be hosting Trail School at Klootchy Creek. REGISTER HERE. Trail School teaches the fundamental skills needed to maintain our trails. Participants will be learning safety techniques and tool identification/uses, as well as hands-on training of corridor clearing, drainage, tread repair and benchwork. Northwest Trail Alliance’s Trail Sustainability Institute’s goal is … Read More

Klootchy Creek Dig Day – 1/22

Come out and help keep the Klootchy Creek trails running smooth – Registration is Required! REGISTER HERE. Meet up in the Klootchy parking lot at 9:45 for safety brief and planning session. We’ll be taking on some brushing, tread maintenance, and checking drainage after the first big rain of the season. We will be working … 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

CANCELLED // Klootchy Creek Dig Day – 12/11

Meet up in the Klootchy parking lot at 9:45 for safety brief and planning session. REGISTER HERE. We’ll be taking on some brushing, tread maintenance, and checking drainage after the first big rain of the season. We will be working behind the locked gate and will leave the parking lot as a group at 10, … Read More

Klootchy Creek Dig Day – 11/13

Come out and help keep the Klootchy Creek trails running smooth – Registration is Required! REGISTER HERE. About this event What to Bring Work clothes: Light long sleeve shirt, Long Pants (no shorts), Boots, Gloves, Eye Protection & Gloves Jacket (be prepared) Hard hat or bike helmet (mandatory) Water Snacks Lunch Face Covering as recommended … Read More

Dig Day at Klootchy Creek on 6/12

Our first Dig Day in June is here! About this event All skill levels are welcome and we provide the tools. Just bring your helmet and a snack. We’ll meet in the Klootchy Creek trailhead parking lot at 10am and go from there.  If this is your first time, you’re welcome to bring your bikes. … 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

Klootchy Creek Dig Day on 03/06

Winter Series Dig Day! About this event Our dig days are starting back up! Join us Sunday, February 27th!  Bring snacks, a helmet, and appropriate clothing for the weather.  *Klootchy Creek requires a FREE permit to be on the property. Click here to register.  *State COVID protocols will be followed.