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Hells Gate

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Hells Gate Rock Climbing 


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Location: -0.8856, 36.3062 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: BigRed11, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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 ...

Description 

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',5],['5.8',4],['5.9',8],['5.10',10],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Hells Gate
Rock Climbing Photo: Leading Stake 4.5

Stake 4.5 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Africa : Kenya : ... : Fischer's Cliff
A wide crack facing the road, between stakes 4 and 5. Easily identified by the gorgeous orange lichen on either side. One of the best on the cliff if you like the wide....[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.