Mount Kenya – Technical Climbing. Batian summit
Difficulty: D, Grade IV, 5.9
Technical Climbing, Rock Climbing, Ice climbing on the Main peaks of Mt Kenya (Batian 17,058 ft. Nelion 17,022 ft) Climbing the 'Diamond Couloirs’, South-East Face Route and North Face route.
Mt Kenya is one of the East Africa Mountains that passes along the equator. Suitable for Technical climb on Rock Climbing and ice climbing.
Climbing from base of Normal Route direct to top of Nelion and then crossing the gate of mist to Batian and back to Nelion and descend the same way. to the summit is a challenging technical climb.
For the experienced mountain climber, this peak is one of the world great challenges
Pick up from your hotel at about 0800 hours. and transfer to Chogoria Town (3 - 4 hours) from Nairobi where we collect the porters and guides (as required). Overnight at Transit or Joywood Hotel.
After breakfast and sorting of porter loads we transfer with a 4 x4 to Meru Mount Kenya Bandas for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, set off up the mountain at a nice and easy pace . A slightly longer walk to Road Head Camp Site, upstream for about 9 km, Lunch dinner and overnight at the camp site.
Depart Road Head Camp Site and climb up to Mintos Hut with lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Hut or Camp Site.
After breakfast ascend up via Simba core Tarn to Kami Camp Site. Dinner and overnight at the camp
Leave the campsite at about 0300 hours to the base of North Face Standard route to start your climb to Batian(5199M). Dinner and overnight at Kami Camp Site.
After breakfast descend through Mackinder’s and Teleki Valleys with lunch en route to Old Moses (Judmaier) for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast descend to Sirimon Park Gate to catch your transport to your next destination.