PNTMC Events Card: July - December 2018
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  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  MTB Mountain Bike Webmaster Peter Wiles/Martin Lawrence 358 6894/357 1695
Gear for trips Membership  Anne Lawrence/Warren Wheeler   357 1695/356 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 354 5843
Newsletter Editor  Warren Wheeler   356 1998
Trip Coordinators Janet Wilson  329 4722
Anne Lawrence  357 1695
Club Nights: July - December 2018
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. 12-Jul Lure of the Southern Alps Malcolm Leary
26-Jul Know Your Alpine Plants Catherine Jackson
9-Aug What’s Up DOC? Nicole Sutton
Trip leaders 30-Aug Club Photo Comp 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. 13-Sep PNTMC: New Members Night Warren Wheeler
27-Sep Interclub Photo Competition Martin Lawrence
11-Oct South Island Hutbagging Chris Tuffley
Overdue Trips (Note to partners, parents or friends) 25-Oct Exploring Iceland Stephen Legg
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: 8-Nov BYO Pics Martin Lawrence
29-Nov South Island Mega Tramp Warren Wheeler
13-Dec End of Year BBQ Warren Wheeler
Martin and Anne Lawrence 357 1695 Committee Meetings
Graeme Richards 353 6227 19 July 23 August 20-Sep
18-Oct 22-Nov