Mount Kenya 5199m is a highest peak of Kenya and second highest mountain in Africa. The highest peaks of Mt Kenya is Batian 5,199 metres (17,057 ft), Nelion 5,188 metres (17,021 ft) and Lenana 4,985 metres (16,355 ft).
With ecology of afro alpine flora Mt Kenya provides an outstanding experience for visitors during climb. The main three routes to Mt Kenya passes through forest and moorland.
At 5199m high it requires amount of energy to conquer while at lesser peak as Lenana point (4985m) it reached easily. The climbing takes between 3 to 5 days crossing forest with wide varieties of vegetation as Podocarpus and Grounsel before reaching high to equatorial region.
Mount Kenya Climbing Routes
Mount Kenya routes are Naromoru, Sirimon and Chogoria each with different taste. Naromoru is fastest route to Lenana point but less scenic compare to other two routes. Chogoria route is most scenic and Sirimon route is most interesting route as it cross drier side of the mountain.