Fire Safety, Trail Work Information, Water Bottles and a Fundraiser! Hello Everyone, Heads up for fire safety: The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has raised the Industrial Fire Precaution Levels (IFPL)s to Level 3 in the area known as MH-4… Read More ›
Hello Everyone, We have been asked to help spread the word that SDS, BLC, HFM, DGS, Kreps Ranch, etc will be closing their timberlands to Public Recreation Access starting Saturday, July 3rd at 0001 AM. This closure comes early in the season and means… Read More ›
Hello Everyone, We hope you are enjoying the fabulous trail conditions with this moist weather. Volunteers NeededHRATS is looking for volunteers for the Post Canyon Cascadia Dirt Cup Mt. Bike Race the weekend of June 26th and 27th. It is not this weekend,… Read More ›
The first Saturday of May marks International Women’s Mountain Biking Day, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with some inspirational lady shredders! Join Shimano, Kialani Hines, Lucy Van Eesteren, and Catherine Pendrel in honoring the… Read More ›
Hello there, two-wheeled compadre, happy Spring! Out here in the Columbia River Gorge, we’re still seeing frosty mornings, but earlier and earlier in the day it’s disappearing into the ever-greener corners of our trails, yards, and gardens. The telltale signs… Read More ›
EPISODE SUMMARY Crashes happen, and unfortunately, concussions can happen, too. How can we improve the culture and awareness around concussions in cycling, and how should riders safely return to riding following a concussion?
Extending northward from Lassen Peak in Northern California to Mount Lytton, about 100 miles north of the Canadian border in British Columbia. The Cascades might be my favorite range of mountains in all of North America. It’s a chain dominated… Read More ›
The law may be new but we all need to look out for each other. All info from the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Hello Everyone, The Hood River County Board of Commissioners have closed the County Forest due to continued fire danger and lack of available firefighting resources. The closure takes effect as of 1 pm Friday, September 11, 2020, and restricts all… Read More ›
HRATS Supporters, It has been a wild 2020 so far, and we have been trying to keep up with all of the changes and regulations and want to share changes to Hood River Area Trails. As of June 2nd, 2020… Read More ›
HRATS Supporters – Thank you for your support during these extremely trying times! We know there have been many rumors, news articles, and discussion about Hood River County land access including Post Canyon. HRATS is making progress on getting lands… Read More ›
Yvonne Kraus joined the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance as Executive Director in October 2015, bringing sixteen years of experience as a Program Director and Regional Manager in the green building and energy efficiency industry with a strong focus on facilitation,… Read More ›
Hello Everyone, Here is an update on trail access in the Hood River area. • There are no trails in the Gorge that you can drive to and ride. No exceptions! • Any Trail Riding requires riding there from your… Read More ›
Cycling enthusiast Mark Martin argues for enhanced understanding of the multiple ways bicycling can generate positive change in our world. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to… Read More ›