Ambrose Saddle

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Ambrose Saddle is seldom used for crossing between the Lawrence and Rakaia Rivers.

Type: 
Pass
Altitude: 
1750m
Access: 

Ambrose Saddle can be reached via a long traverse from the unnamed stream east of Prelude Peak.
From the saddle move west until a route can be found down the small glacier below the col, then
traverse to the south ridge of Pt 1883 metres and follow this to the Lawrence Valley floor, making sure
to avoid Hells Gates. Alternatively, from the saddle traverse Pt 2106 metres to join the south ridge of
Pt 1883 metres.

Lat/Lon: 
-43.328737000000, 170.907869000000
NZMS260: 
J35 404 622
Topo50: 
BW18 304 006
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club

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