Climbing on the Main peaks of Mt Kenya (Batian 17,058 ft. Nelion 17,022
Mt Kenya unique position on the equator
offers climbing seasons and route conditions varying with the sun's Position.
A climber doing one of the best ice routes are on the southern side of
the mountain and should climb when the sun is in the North between the
months of June and December.
However during the same period the east and north sides are the best condition
in rock climbing. Conversely when the sun is in the south, south side
offers the best rock routes and the North the better ice climbing condition.
Recommended Routes for Techinical
climbing at Mount Kenya
Normal Routes, Standard IV: South West Ridge, Standard v (Rock routes)
North Face, Standard IV (Rock Route)
South Face , Standard IV ,Ice Window, Standard V (ice routes)
Kenya Technical climb
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Parkside
Day 2: Private transfer to Nanyuki ascend to Old Moses Camp (3350)
Day 3: Acclimatisation walk upto 4000m
Day 4: Old Moses Camp to Shiptons Camp
Day 5: Shiptons Camp to Austrian Camp
Day 6-7: Ascent of Nelion & Balian
Day 8: Teleki
Lodge to Naro Moru gate and onto Hotel Simba Lodge
Our local guide has the knowledge and experience of the climbing routes
on Nelion & Balian peaks also with verbal information and local knowledge.
The price per person is: 1750 USD