PNTMC Events Card: July - December 2019
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 BWD = Best Weather Day
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 Grant Christian 021 117 6921
Newsletter Editor Anne Lawrence 357 1695
Trip Coordinators Janet Wilson 329 4722
Anne Lawrence 357 1695
Club Nights: July - December 2019
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. 11 Jul Our Back Door Catherine Jackson
25 Jul Via Ferrata The Iron Road Pete Chamberlain
8 Aug Cycling Moselle France Arthur Todd
Trip leaders 29 Aug 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. 12 Sep Whio Update Janet Wilson
26 Sep Beyond Snowcraft Dieter Stalmann
10 Oct Mustang Valley Jo & Lawrence
Overdue Trips (Note to partners, parents or friends) 31 Oct Project Birds NZ Kirsten Olsen
If a club trip is late returning, please do not worry unduly as there is probably a good reason for the delay. If you are in any doubt, please phone one of the Overdue Trip Contacts: 14 Nov BYO Pics Martin Lawrence
28 Nov 3-Pass Trip + Lewis Pass Chris Tuffley
12 Dec End of Year BBQ Warren Wheeler
Martin and Anne Lawrence 357 1695 Committee Meetings
Graeme Richards 353 6227 18 Jul 22 Aug 19 Sep
24 Oct 21 Nov