Mount Kenya climbing routes include:
- Sirimon route
- Naro moru route
- Chogoria route
- Sirimon out chogoria or vise versa
- Chogoria out Naro Moru trek
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You can trek Mt Kenya via a Group Joining safari in a group. Naromoru Route Climbing Mount Kenya Climbing,However, the Ultimate Mountain Climbing Challenge by booking the 14 Days Mount Kenya And Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing safari. This adventure traverses two of Africa’s highest Mountains!
When is the best time to climb Mount Kenya?
Although Mount Kenya can be climbed all year round, it’s best and safest to climb Mt. Kenya during the dryer seasons, between January-February and August to September due to the period’s reliable fine weather.
What to bring along for Mt Kenya trekking expedition
Personal Equipment’s for Climbing Mount Kenya
- 1. Sunglasses or snow goggles (a must)
- 2. Water bottle (a must)
- 3. Purification kit or tablets are highly recommended and can be purchased from any chemist.
- 4. Torch or flash light (a must, especially for pre-dawn hiking).
- 5. Walking pole(s) (optional).available for hire
- 6. Emergency foil blanket (optional)
Trekking Equipment’s for a successful Mount Kenya trekking Expeditions
- 1. Rucksack: Big enough to fit all equipment you will need to be carried by a porter.
- 2. Day pack: To fit necessities required, while hiking from one point to the other.
- 3. Big polyethylene bag: To pack in clothes for protection against wet conditions.
- 4. Sleeping bag: Warm and not bulky bags are highly recommended.
Footwear for Mount Kenya Climbing expeditions
- 1. Walking boots with large grips are especially necessary at high altitude, light weight.
- 2. 4 to 8 pairs of woolen warm socks depending on your programme. Sometimes you could adapt them as gloves during bad weather.
Mt Kenya Climb Clothing packing list
- 1. Warm jumpers or woolen long sleeved shirts.
- 2. 2-5 depending on the number of days (1 or 2 t-shirts may come in handy).
- 3. Water resistant warm jacket or ordinary heavy jacket doubled up with a rain coat.
- 4. Lighter jacket or track suit may come in handy during warmer spells.
- 5. Strong trousers preferably loose fitting ones.
- 6. Water resistant trouser or leg gaiters if attempting a hike during rainy season.
- 7. 1 or 2 shorts which can be used at lower altitude during good weather.
- 8. Gloves are extremely necessary above 4,000m and when attempting a pre-dawn hike.
- 9. Mittens or woolen hats to cover the ears against strong winds.