PNTMC Events Card: July - December 2017
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 email:
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  Janet Wilson  329 4722
FE Fitness Essential over 8 hours Vice President  Bruce van Brunt 328 4761
Other grades:  Secretary  Grant Christian 354 5843
T Technical skills required  Treasurer Warren Wheeler   356 1998
I Instructional  Webmasters Peter Wiles 358 6894
Martin Lawrence 357 1695
Gear for trips Membership  Anne Lawrence 357 1695
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. Warren Wheeler   356 1998
Gear Custodian Grant Christian 354 5843
Newsletter Editor  Warren Wheeler   356 1998
Trip Coordinators Janet Wilson  329 4722
Anne Lawrence 357 1695
Trip participants Club Nights: July - December 2017
Contact the trip leader at least 3 days in advance.  Club nights: 7:15pm on the second and last Thursday of each month 
Trips leave from Milverton Park unless other arrangements are made.  at the Society of Friends Hall, 227 College Street, Palmerston North. All welcome! 
A charge for transport will be collected on the day. 13 July Garden of Eden Thomas Robertson
Trip leaders 27 July Search & Rescue Andy Brooke
Email trip details to or leave with one of the Overdue Trip Contacts. 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 August Climbing Mt Pollux Grant Christian
31 August Photo Comp Martin Lawrence
14 September Interclub Quiz PNTMC
Overdue Trips (Note to partners, parents or friends) 28 September Leaping Tiger Gorge Adventures Kathy Corner 
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: 12 October Mauritius Bruce van Brunt
26 October South Island High Adventures Grant Christian
9 November BYO Pics Martin Lawrence
Martin and Anne Lawrence 357 1695 30 November Bungle Bungles Anne Lawrence
Janet Wilson 329 4722 14 December End of Year BBQ Warren Wheeler  
Graeme Richards 353 6227
Committee Meetings
20 July 24 August 21 September
19 October 23 November