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Description 

A smallish nation (depending on how you look at it) with a great diversity of climbing available, ranging from alpine rock and ice (and Mt. Kenya, at 17,100 feet) to roadside crags.

Getting There 

Fly from North America via Europe.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.7 miles from here

35 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',4],['5.8',5],['5.9',9],['5.10',13],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Kenya:
Southeast Face of Nelion (17,021')   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 20 pitches, 1200'   Mt Kenya
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MOUNT KENYA blue box - Batian green box - Nelion r...

Southeast Face of Nelion (17,021') 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Africa : Kenya : Mt Kenya
I'll be working on improving this route description for the next few weeks (Dec 20130INTRODUCTIONThe Southeast Face is the easiest way to summit of the second highest point of Mount Kenya, Point Nelion (17,021 ft). From the top of Point Nelion, many will traverse to the true summit, Batian (17,058 ft). ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Mount Kenya from the Mackinder Valley.
Mount Kenya from the Mackinder Valley.
MASAI-MARA  There are some interesting giant bould...
MASAI-MARA There are some interesting giant bould...
HELL'S GATE NP Photo taken from the base of the &q...
HELL'S GATE NP Photo taken from the base of the &q...
On the top of Cat after climbing a three pitch FA ...
On the top of Cat after climbing a three pitch FA ...
KIT MIKAYI CRACK (5.10?)
KIT MIKAYI CRACK (5.10?)
It was too hot, buggy, and smelly for this crack d...
It was too hot, buggy, and smelly for this crack d...
KIT MIKAYI These are sacred rocks on Kenyan Wildli...
KIT MIKAYI These are sacred rocks on Kenyan Wildli...

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