Lukenya

1650 m

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Information

General

General

elevation: 1650 m

waypoint_type: climbing_outdoor

rock_types: gneiss
climbing_outdoor_types: single, bloc

rain_proof: exposed

children_proof: very_safe

routes_quantity: 200

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quality: medium

orientations

orientations

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Rating

Rating

climbing_rating_max: 7a

climbing_rating_min: 4a

climbing_rating_median: 5c

heights

heights

elevation: 1650 m

height min/max : 10 m / 150 m

height_median: 30 m

Style

Style

climbing_styles: crack_dihedral, slab, vertical, overhang, roof

Access

Access

Licence

Licence

description

The crag closest to Nairobi. Find out more on the Mountain Club of Kenya's website.

Lukenya offers a variety of climbing routes including face climbs, jamming cracks, and overhangs in difficulty ratings of up to E4 6b (these are British grades). Specific cliffs and walls include Main Wall, Upper Cliffs or Edinburgh Castle.

Much more details in the French Version.

Means of descent

Abseil or by feet

Remarks

The land on which most of the cliffs are located is owned by the Mountain Club of Kenya and as such, access is restricted to members only and their accompanied guests. Arrangements can be made for visitors to get temporary or even daily membership if necessary.

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