The Rucksack Club

Mount Kenya 2025

I am in the early stages of planning a two week trip to Mount Kenya in 2025 with Richard Clegg.   We have our eyes on one of the longer routes on the mountain and so will spending the full 11/12 days on Mount Kenya itself to allow time for acclimatisation, warm up routes and a suitable weather window for a three-day epic. Mount Kenya being on the equator has two climbing seasons depending on which side of the mountain you want to climb, we will be heading out sometime during the Dec to March season which is summer conditions on the south side of the mountain and winter conditions on the north side.    Dates to be decided but I suspect the trip will be sometime around February 2025. The purpose of this post is to gauge if any other members are interested in heading out to Mount Kenya at the same time.     There are many different routes on the mountain, ranging from simple trekking routes up Point Lenana (4,985m), classic rock routes at above 5,000m, through to rarely climbed hard aid routes and even more rarely formed ice routes.   If you didn’t want to spend the whole time on the[…]

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