PNTMC Events Card: January - June 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.
www.pntmc.org.nz
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 021 117 6921
T Technical skills required  Treasurer Warren Wheeler   356 1998
I Instructional  MTB Mountain Bike Webmaster Peter Wiles/Martin Lawrence 358 6894/027 4466287 
Gear for trips Membership  Anne Lawrence/Warren Wheeler   027 4504212/356 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  Warren Wheeler   356 1998
Trip Coordinators Janet Wilson  329 4722
Anne Lawrence  027 450 4212
Club Nights: January - June 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. 31 Jan BYO BBQ Warren Wheeler
14 Feb Practical Navigation Warren Wheeler
28 Feb Meet the President FMC Peter Wilson
Trip leaders 14 Mar Richmond Ramble and Sabine Saunter Catherine Jackson
Complete the trip intentions form and leave with one of the Overdue Trip Contacts or email pntmctrips@gmail.com. If you are unable to run your trip as scheduled, advise a trip coordinator as soon as possible so that alternatives can be arranged. 28 Mar Huts and High Points Chris Tuffley
11 Apr AGM
25 Apr Cycling in France Arthur Todd
Overdue Trips (Note to partners, parents or friends) 9 May Hiking in Korea Woody Lee
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: 30 May BYO Pics Martin Lawrence
13 Jun Walking in the Kumano Kudo Richard Lander
27 Jun Zion and Bryce Canyon, USA Peter Wiles
Martin and Anne Lawrence 027 450 4212  or 027 446 6287 Committee Meetings
Graeme Richards 353 6227 21 Feb 18 Apr 20 Jun
21 Mar 23 May