Rock slabs on Gertrude Saddle are slippery and dangerous when wet
Image: Don Bogie | DOC


Gertrude Saddle includes rocky alpine terrain and should only be attempted by experienced trampers and in good weather. Wet weather, snow or ice create treacherous conditions in any season.

7 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

4-6 hr Expert: Route

Dog access

No dogs


Stay safe in the outdoors


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
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Te Anau 9640
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