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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]

Featured Route For Hells Gate
Rock Climbing Photo: Probably more like 5.11a

Hakuna Matata 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Africa : Kenya : ... : Fischer's Cliff
At the far left, the large crack turns into an overhanging hand crack that ends at two bolts and some webbing. Amazing ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Hells Gate Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Crazy positions on Olympian Direct
Crazy positions on Olympian Direct
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: Hard climbing on Andromeda
Hard climbing on Andromeda
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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By James Garrett
Oct 25, 2016
Any partners available in mid November for climbing? Which is more recommended? Hellsgate ? Or Lukenya? Or both? May have a free week.

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