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7 Days Sirimon Out Naro Moru Route

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7 Days Sirimon Out Naro Moru Route

7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari,This tour is Best done from June to Early October. The North face standard route starts from Shipton Camp or from Kami hut. The first two pitches are easy for scrambling, another grade III then Grande II and a Grande IV to get to the amphitheater. From there an easy walk to the base of Firmin Tower. After you will come to the knife edge you can do a Grande IV+ pitch before you come to traverse that leads to the Shipton Notch. After you will be through to Batian 5,199m highest peak of MT Kenya.

Kenya
Start Nairobi (Day 1)
Day 1-6 Mt Kenya (Mountain)
End Nairobi (City) (Day 7)

Arrival

  • A transfer from the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

Day 1. Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel at 7.30 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D.

Main Destination:
Mount Kenya (Mountain)
Accommodation:
Old Moses Mountain Camp

  • Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

Day 2

Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 17km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m.

Main Destination:
Mount Kenya (Mountain)
Accommodation:
Shipton’s Hut

  • Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

Day 3

Shiptons Camp to Kami Hut

After breakfast ascend to KAMI HUT 4,600m which normally 2hrs this day you will also use it for acclimatization. There is also an option of climbing direct from Shipton and back but for experienced climbers. Dinner and overnight at the hut. Kami hut is the base for climbers who are doing the North Face route.

Main Destination:
Mount Kenya (Mountain)
Accommodation:
Kami Hut

  • Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Kami Hut- Firmin tower

Wake up early at 0500hrs have some snacks then depart at around 0530hrs to the base of the North face, it normally takes 45 min- 1 hr. This section is rocky and Frozen scree. Continue climbing until you reach the starting point for Rock climbing. You will start your climbing at approximately 0700hrs. You will spend the night at Firmin Tower (10 ropes of 50m). Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Main Destination:
Mount Kenya (Mountain)
Accommodation:
Firmin Tower

  • Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

Day 5

Firmin Tower- Batian – Shipton Camp

After breakfast from Firmin tower, Two routes emerge here, one up the tower quite tricky and about grande V in a small gully not enough to fit in other is around the tower it’s easier but longer.
After you will come to the knife edge you can do a grande IV+ pitch before you come to traverse that leads to the Shipton Notch. Shipton notch rocks are lost and you need to be careful. After you will be through to Batian 5,199m highest peak of mt Kenya at approximately noon. Later Abseil down to the bottom and climb to shipton Camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Mount Kenya (Mountain)
Accommodation:
Shipton’s Hut

  • Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

Day 6

Shipton Camp- chogoria bandas

After breakfast, ascend to Simba col then down to Chogoria Bandas, following the Gorges valley you will take approximately 7 hrs to get to chogoria bandas where you will take a hot shower and relax in the comfort of your bed. This walk is very scenic and you can pass by lake Ellis. Dinner and overnight at the bandas.

Main Destination:
Mount Kenya (Mountain)
Accommodation:
Chogoria Bandas

  • Budget banda located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

Day 7 of 7Days Mt.Kenya Climbing Safari

Chogoria to Nairobi

After breakfast you will be picked by your car for transfer back to Nairobi reaching Nairobi approximately 2 pm.

Main Destination:
Nairobi (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included
  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • A transfer back to the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.

END OF 7 Days Sirimon Out Naro Moru Route

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