The Mount Kenya Festival runs from the 1st to the 10th of March 2018 in Nanyuki.
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In March 2017, members of the Mount Kenya Trust team and friends will once again attempt to summit the three peaks of Mount Kenya to raise vital funds for the Mount Kenya Horse Patrol Team.
The Mt. Kenya National Park now holds the world record for the world’s highest via ferrata at 4,985m/16,355 ft above sea level.
Discovering Mount Kenya. Now numerous South Africans we know have ventured over to the peak, some successful, others not so successful, and all seemed to have the same advice: It snows!!
The Sirimon Route gate sits at about 2700 m, with the Old Moses Hut a 9 km walk up to 3300 m. The walk took most of us 2 to 3 hours with heavy packs, with some of the group electing to stay at Old Moses to acclimatize and others choosing to push on to […]
I want to die… someone, somewhere please kick me in the head! My head aches and the dry heaving is now getting old. Damn, I hate the altitude. For some unknown reason I have an inherent inability to operate above 4000m without serious acclimatisation. Tyrone and Hannes are fine, minor headaches and that’s all. Shmucks.
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Two of America’s boldest rock climbers and self-proclaimed fashionistas, Alex Honnold & Cedar Wright, travel to Kenya’s Mt. Poi. The guys dodge choss, wild animals and general debauchery to claim ascents of Africa’s biggest big wall. It’s, uh, character building.
Ed February speaks about mountaineering in our modern day.
All the entries have been posted here. Thanks to all of the photographers for their fantastic photos. Photo: “Mount Kenya sunrise” by Jurgen Vogt
Mountain guides say the local king sends elders to sacrifice chickens and goats at the foot of the mountains to appease the gods that live in the peaks, to stem the vanishing ice.