PNTMC Events Card: July - December 2020
Palmerston North Tramping and Mountaineering Club Inc
We try to keep to the schedule, but changes are unavoidable at times. Updates are given at club nights, and/or in the monthly newsletter. If there is a trip you are really keen on going on, it pays to contact the trip leader well in advance.
Trip Grading
Trip grades depend on many factors, especially weather and terrain. A reasonably proficient tramper should be expected to do the trips in the following times: PO Box 1217, Palmerston North
E Easy 3-4 hours               
M Medium  5-6 hours  PNTMC Contacts
F Fit about 8 hours  President  Bruce van Brunt 328 4761
FE Fitness Essential over 8 hours Vice President  Anne Lawrence 357 1695
Other grades:  Secretary  Janet Wilson  329 4722
T Technical skills required  Treasurer Warren Wheeler   356 1998
I Instructional  MTB Mountain Bike Webmaster Peter Wiles/Martin Lawrence 358 6894/357 1695
Gear for trips Membership  Warren Wheeler   356 1998
Minimum gear for day trips: Each person should have appropriate footwear, pack, lunch and snacks, water, waterproof jacket, overtrousers, gloves, warm hat, toilet paper, matches or a lighter, sunblock, first aid kit, torch, a whistle and a survival bag or space blanket. Each person needs to be equipped to survive overnight.                                                                          For longer trips: Discuss gear requirements with the trip leader. Gear Custodian TBA
Newsletter Editor  Anne Lawrence 357 1695
Trip Coordinators Janet Wilson  329 4722
Anne Lawrence  357 1695
Club Nights: July - December 2020
Club nights: 7:15pm on the second and last Thursday of each month 
Trip participants at the Society of Friends Hall, 227 College Street, Palmerston North. All welcome! 
Contact the trip leader at least 3 days in advance. Trips leave from Milverton Park unless other arrangements are made. A charge for transport will be collected on the day. 9 Jul Golden Days of Matukutuki & Hermitage Catherine Jackson
30 Jul Beyond Snowcraft Dieter Stalmann
13 Aug Interclub Quiz PNTMC host
Trip leaders 27 Aug Club Photo Competition Martin Lawrence
Complete the trip intentions form and leave with one of the Overdue Trip Contacts or email If you are unable to run your trip as scheduled, advise a trip coordinator as soon as possible so that alternatives can be arranged. 10 Sep Something Old Something New Warren Wheeler
24 Sep USA Northwest Parks Chris Saunders
8 Oct What's up Doc
Overdue Trips  29 Oct Colorado Trail Glenn Perndergast
If a club trip is late returning, please tell partners, friends, etc not to worry unduly as there is probably a good reason for the delay. If anyone is in any doubt, phone one of the Overdue Trip Contacts: 12 Nov BYO Pics Martin Lawrence
26 Nov A New Dawn? Peter Wilson (FMC)
10 Dec End of year BBQ
Martin and Anne Lawrence 357 1695 Committee Meetings
Graeme Richards 353 6227 23 Jul 20 Aug 17 Sep
BWD = Best Weather Day 22 Oct 19 Nov