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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

36 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',4],['5.8',6],['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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Featured Route For Kenya
The mighty Krapf Rognon and approach Gully directl...

North Face Standard Route 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Africa : Kenya : Mt Kenya
A classic, gutsy alpine climb right on equatorial East Africa. This is a bold, sometimes burly but constantly beautiful route that takes you to the roof of Kenya where jaw-dropping scenery sprawls beneath you in all directions. Any route on this African beast demands some mocksy--so quick is the word and sharp is the action. Embrace this old-school, rugged adventure of a lifetime"This is the classic route up the north side!From Kami Hut (4,400 meters), traverse south along the east side of the ...[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 ...
Rockin the jimbe in Nanyuki!
Rockin the jimbe in Nanyuki!
KIT MIKAYI These are sacred rocks on Kenyan Wildli...
KIT MIKAYI These are sacred rocks on Kenyan Wildli...
It was too hot, buggy, and smelly for this crack d...
It was too hot, buggy, and smelly for this crack d...
Nairobi on the way to Mt. Kenya
Nairobi on the way to Mt. Kenya
KIT MIKAYI CRACK (5.10?)
KIT MIKAYI CRACK (5.10?)
Nothing like a post-climb Tusker
Nothing like a post-climb Tusker

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