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Ascent of Mount Kenya-Point John on 2016-01-06

Climber: Greg Slayden

Others in Party:Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track
David M. (Guide)
Adrian Rayner (Stayed behind)
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Kenya-Point John
    Location:Kenya
    Elevation:16020 ft / 4882 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6111 ft / 1862 m
    Total Elevation Loss:895 ft / 271 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.9 mi / 14.3 km
    Grade/Class:YDS 5.5
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Mud/Swamp, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Hut Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6111 ft / 1862 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 6013 ft / 1832 m; Extra: 98 ft / 29m
    Loss on way in:98 ft / 29 m
    Distance:8.6 mi / 13.8 km
    Route:Naro Moru/SE Gully
    Start Trailhead:Met Station  10007 ft / 3050 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:797 ft / 242 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:SE Gully
    End Trailhead:Lewis Glacier Cirque  15223 ft / 4639 m
Ascent Part of Trip: 2016 - Kenya

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Kenya-Point John2016-01-066111 ft / 1863 m
2Mount Kenya-Nelion Peak2016-01-07 a1962 ft / 598 m
3Mount Kenya2016-01-07 b180 ft / 55 m
4Mount Kenya-Nelion Peak2016-01-07 c144 ft / 44 m
5Mount Kenya-Point Lenana2016-01-08718 ft / 219 m
Total Trip Gain: 9115 ft / 2779 m    Total Trip Loss: 10428 ft / 3179 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Greg Slayden
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