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Summer Trip Card - 2021

The MTSC Trip Card is available online and will continue to be updated

Thank you to all of you who have offered to lead trips - we couldn't provide such an interesting menu of destinations without you. Contact the Chief Guide if you wish to add a trip or two.

Trip Card - Add your trips now!

The draft Summer 2020-2021 Trip Card is here. We go to varied and interesting destinations, thanks to you. Please enter your trips on the card directly, or else email them to the Chief Guide, Ken Mercer. Alternatively, give Ken a call.

Lodge Work Parties

The plans for the changes to the lodge layout are here.

Work parties at the lodge will resume during Summer.

MTSC Lodge

The lodge at Ruapehu is a great launching pad for your Winter and Summer adventures. See the lodge page for further details.

Events

Coming up...

Tuesday 2 March 2021 - 7:30 pm

Lynda Hunt and Peter Rawlins, Robyn and William Laing, Ian Richie and Royce Mills

Summer Tramping Trips

Rose City Aquatic Club Rooms (Next to the Lido) 50 Park Road, Palmerston North.

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Short presentations from club members about recent tramping trips


Tuesday 2 March 2021 - 7:30 pm

Lynda Hunt and Peter Rawlins, Robyn and William Laing, Ian Richie and Royce Mills

Summer Tramping Trips

Rose City Aquatic Club Rooms (Next to the Lido) 50 Park Road, Palmerston North.

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Short presentations from club members about recent tramping trips


Tuesday 6 April 2021 - 7:30 pm

Mary and Ken Mercer, Linda Campbell and Tim Swale

South Island Tramps

Rose City Aquatic Club Rooms (Next to the Lido) 50 Park Road, Palmerston North.

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In February, Ken, Mary, Tim and Linda walked a number of South Island tramps. They will share their adventures with you at our April club night.

Tuesday 4 May 2021 - 7:30 pm

Christine Scott

Great Barrier Island

Rose City Aquatic Club Rooms (Next to the Lido) 50 Park Road, Palmerston North.

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Lodge

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The club has a lodge on Mt Ruapehu where members and their guests can stay for skiing, climbing and tramping trips.

Trips

We run a variety of tramping and skiing trips for all ages and abilities.

Weekend Trips (including Sunday day trips)

February
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
6-7TBC
13-14
20-21
27-28
March
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
6-7
13-14
20-21
21Atiwhakatu GorgeETim Swale022 134 8384
27-28
April
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
2-5(Easter)
2-5Dundas Hut CircuitMFKen Mercer027 364 6475
2-5Taupo Mountain BikingVariousPeter Rawlins and Lynda Hunt027 678 0747
10-11
17-18Wellington Walks - City to SeaELinda Campbell027 333 4493
24-25

Wednesday Trips (Easy/Medium)

February
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
3Anne West021 02 666 860
10Robbie Green022 398 2205
17John Salisbury380 0117
24Evan Davies357 6288
March
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
3Allan Rae358 3962
10Cheryl D and Marilyn H374 48968
17Ian Brookes358 7974
24Bill Milham356 8136
31Margaret McKenzie358 2535
April
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
7Bev Akers325 8879
14Jill Faulkner323 6094
21Jenny Williamson328 6857
28Marion Beadle323 3246

Thursday Trips (Easy + Medium)

February
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
4Wayne Lincoln021 068 5237
11John and Gillian Thornley356 9681
18John Brock329 4834
25Carolyn Brodie027 358 6037
March
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
4Tony Evans D027 829 3069
11Ewen Cameron022 034 1180
18Suzanne Clark356 8322
25Judy Swainson358 4082
April
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
1Margaret Mathieson354 4977
8Norman Cooper357 5531
15John Doolan027 446 8740
22Christine Scott354 0510
29Royce Mills021 055 2527

Newsletters

The latest version of Beechleaves , our monthly newsletter, is available here to download. Previous editions can be downloaded from our newsletter archive.

Get your newsletter by email and save 10 bucks!

Most members now receive their newsletter (in colour) via email or the MTSC web page. The rate for receiving a black-and-white paper copy in the post increased last year, to offset the additional costs of printing and postage. Email the Membership Secretary if you wish to change your newsletter delivery options.

About MTSC

Membership is now available! Will you join us?

The Manawatu Tramping and Skiing Club is based in Palmerston North and runs weekend and mid-week tramping and skiing trips for all ages and abilities. The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month, where talks are given by different speakers on topics related to the outdoors. Meetings are held at the Rose City Aquatic Clubrooms, 50 Park Road, Palmerston North (next to the Lido Aquatic Centre) and start at 7:30pm. You are very welcome to come along and have a look.

Payments

Bank account

The MTSC bank account for depositing your subs, lodge payments etc. is 03-1521-0220353-000 (Westpac)
Please ensure that any payments are clearly identified with your membership code and a description of the payment.

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