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Hells Gate Rock Climbing 

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Location: -0.8856, 36.3062 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Apr 15, 2008  with updates from BigRed11
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The Main Wall - several dozen lines all along the ...


A gorge with great multi-pitch basalt climbing. Despite the road-side nature, be prepared for adventurous routes.

There's many more routes than listed here all along the gorge, so grab a guidebook from the MCK.

Getting There 

get a taxi from nairobi!

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.5 miles from here

28 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Apologies for the blurry photo

Stiletto 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Africa : Kenya : ... : Main Wall
Another classic that finds its way up the right side of Main Wall, about 100m to the right of the massive grey rockfall scar. Its easy to go off-route so get the guidebook. Also watch for loose blocks on the last pitch.1. Up a good crack. One of few bolted belays at HG on your right.2. Up some broken rock, trending right, to a flake belay below a black wall.3. Left up the ramp and up to belay below final overhangs.4. The business: left then right again across some sloping corners with no gear....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Hope you like crack climbing.
Hope you like crack climbing.
Rock Climbing Photo: Fischer's cliff
Fischer's cliff
Rock Climbing Photo: Entrance area cracks are great training - most hav...
Entrance area cracks are great training - most hav...
Rock Climbing Photo: Typical rock on Main Wall
Typical rock on Main Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Fischer's Tower
Fischer's Tower

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