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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 ...


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

For the Africa area.

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: Massive exposure on the cozy ledge. Now down-climb...

Olympian 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C0  Africa : Kenya : ... : Main Wall
The mega-classic of HG and Kenya. Barber and others traveled here just to climb this thing. It's long, committing, wandering, and an amazing adventure. There are two hard pitches of 5.10+ that can be easily french-freed so don't let this put you off the rest of an amazing climb.30m left of the gray rockfall, the route starts in a right-facing corner that is hard to spot from the road. About 15m up, the corner is capped by an overhang and a fixed sling on t...[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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