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NE Pillar of Nellion T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a WI1 M1 C1- Easy Snow R
North Face Standard Route T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Point John T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Southeast Face of Nelion T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, Aid, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 1900 ft, 10 pitches
FA: Smith and Donini I think
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Shared By: Hans Florine on Jan 29, 2010
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Description

I forget, but I think the technical climbing pitches were in the first four. Yet, the continued meandering around corners and through dihedrals to the summit is trying

Location

NE face, see photo

Protection

if in good condition you can use all rock protection. we did

Photos

Where did all this information above come from? It is totally wrong! The first ascent of the North East Pillar of Nelion was by Barry Cliff and Denis Rutowitz in 1963. The first free ascent of it was by Peter Boardman in 1978. This climb has been free climbed frequently through the years, I personally freed it in 1979. All this information is available in my Guide Book to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro. Apr 21, 2018

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