Andre Schoon has transcribed his journals from his various climbing expeditions onto the web to make them accessible to anyone who may be interested.
Tag Archives | Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya On Fire: Fires in the South under control. A great deal of work has been done by the men taken there early this morning by Tropic Air, KWS and KFS choppers.
The Mount Kenya Festival runs from the 1st to the 10th of March 2018 in Nanyuki.
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 winners of the 2015 Supertramp Award goes to the team, consisting of Matthew Davey (MCSA CT Section) and Margot Leger, aims to summit and explore the ‘other’ 9000+ft volcanoes in the East African Rift Valley.
GOLDen Height Expedition team aims to promote the GOLDen message to South Africa and the world.
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.
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!!
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.