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Mt Kenya trek – Day 1 Moses Camp

At 8.30am, we were collected from our hotel by Evans Mwangi (our guide), Frances (our cook), Frederick (the driver of our 4×4) and a couple of passengers to drop off en-route. The journey involved a quick stop at the equator (sign marking this at the point) for photo opportunity and puncture repair! We also stopped…

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Mt Kenya trekking Day 2

Breakfast at 6.30am, none too soon if you went to bed at 9pm (extremely healthy appetites became a feature of our climb and the food was great). It was another glorious day. We departed for what was to be a long day but it was fine. Most of the walk consisted of gentle climbs through…

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Mount Kenya Acclimatization day

This day was spent climbing higher up to acclimatize for the following day’s climb to Point Lenana. We climbed 300m to a height of 4,500m and then back down again for another night in Shiptons camp. Unfortunately, one of our gang got very bad altitude sickness and was bed-ridden with terrible headache and nausea. Remember…

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