The second annual WTF Bikexplorers Summit will be an outdoor weekend of rides, clinics, gear testing, campfires and storytelling in Vernonia, Oregon. The goal of this summit is to support, celebrate, and connect Women, Trans, Femme, non-binary, and genderqueer cyclists who use their bicycles to explore.
Prior to the Summit in August, WTF Bikexplorers will be launching regional rides and an ambassador program to connect the greater community of WTF Bikexplorers at a regional and local level.
Located on Chinook and Clatskanie Lands, the small settler town of Vernonia is located about an hour north-west of the metropolitan city of Portland, OR. Nestled within the Clatstop and Tillamook State Forests this location provides plenty of options for pre or post Summit riding. The Nehalem River cradles this small valley town and its growing cycling community home to the Crown Zellerback Trail (CZ) and the Banks-Vernonia State Trail.
Vernonia Springs features on-site camping, easy access to L.L. Stub Stewart Park and the Banks-Vernonia Trail offering an accessible and fun venue for rides, stories, and campfires.This gathering space is located on a gorgeously maintained 28 acres of forest land with a trout pond, creek and abundant springs. It offers enough on-site lodging and camping for everyone participating in the Summit. Lodging options include yurts, walled tents, car camping, and tent camping.