MT Kenya route Map

Mount Kenya Routes w contours

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Directions to all rock-climbing activity locations

Aberdares

DISTANCE: 145kms (2 hrs 30 mins to Ol Kalou)

  • From Nairobi City centre travel weston Waiyaki
  • PasstheDelamereshoppingcentreandservicestationnearNaivashaafterapproximately 85
  • Afterafurther30kmsturnrightintoGilgil
  • TurnrightattheTjunctionandthenfirstlargelefttowardstherailwaylineandPembroke
  • Followthisroadforafurther30kmstowardsatowncalledOl
  • ThisiswhereyouwillmeettheAfricanAscents
  • Thedrivewilltakeafurther1hourtogettotheroadheadinsidetheNational
  • Fromtheroadheadwehaveafurther2hoursoftrekkingtoourcampsiteandthebaseof theYouwillgettoenjoyafullafternoonoffantasticrockclimbing.CLIMBING Abederes 2

Hells Gate

DISTANCE: 90kms (1hr 20mins)

  • From Nairobi City centre travel west on Waiyaki
  • Attheendofthedualcarriagewayturnleftontothelowroadto
  • Approximately2kmsbeforeNaivashaturnleftontoSouthLakeroad,lookoutforthe KWS sign
  • Travelapproximately10kmsandturnleftataKWSsignforHellsGateNationalparkmain gate.
  • Thegateisapproximately2kmsonadirt
  • Pleasesigninatthegateandpayyourpark
  • 1kminsidethegateontherightisalong
  • Parknexttothiscrag200moffthemainWewillbethere.

Samburu

The Samburu climbing location is found near to the base of Ololokwe on the eastern side, just off the main road. This climbing location has access restrictions due to local rules. All groups must travel with a representative of African Ascents who will have arranged climbing access.CLIMBING Samburu 2