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Mount Kenya, Kenya


Prominence: 3825 m, 12549 ft

Elevation: 5199 meters, 17,057 feet


True Isolation: 319.88 km, 198.77 mi
Highest SummitBatian Peak
SubpeaksMount Kenya-Nelion Peak (5188 m/17,021 ft)
Mount Kenya-Point Lenana (4979 m/16,335 ft)
Mount Kenya-Point Piggott (4957 m/16,263 ft)
Mount Kenya-Point Thompson (4955 m/16,257 ft)
Mount Kenya-Point Dutton (4885 m/16,027 ft)
Mount Kenya-Point John (4883 m/16,020 ft)
Mount Kenya-Point Peter (4757 m/15,607 ft)
Mount Kenya-Point Slade (4750 m/15,584 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)0° 9' 8'' S, 37° 18' 32'' E
-0.152267, 37.308885 (Dec Deg)
311794 E 9983163 N, Zone 37 (UTM)
CountryKenya (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceNyeri (Highest Point)
Meru (Highest Point)
Embu (Highest Point)
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Lists that contain Mount Kenya:
     Largest-Area Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #10)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #32)
     World Drainage Basin High Points over 5000 m high (Rank #37)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #32)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #23)
     Africa 4000-meter Peaks (Rank #2)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #428)
     World Country High Points (Rank #23)
     Africa Range3 High Points (Rank #2)
     Africa Country High Points (Rank #2)
     Africa UN Member High Points (Rank #2)
     Ultras of East Africa (Rank #4)
     The Second Seven Summits (Rank #5)
     Ultras of Africa (Rank #5)
     Africa Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #82)
     Real (Toughest) Seven Summits (Rank #2)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Voices from the Mountains (Venables)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 34
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 33)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-06-20 by Morgan Batt (Unsuccessful)
     2011-01-05 by Sharon Crawford
     2013-09-29 by Eric Gilbertson
     2016-01-07 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2016-01-07 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2017-01-13 by Anthony Marra
     2020-03-06 by Travis Greiman

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Mt. Kenya from Point Lenana (1985-09-13). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3825 m/12,549 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3825 m/12,549 ft
  Line Parent: Kilimanjaro
  Key Col: 1374 m/4508 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 319.88 km/198.77 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -3.045, 37.3425
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Kilimanjaro  (S)
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: East Africa Mountains
Range3: East Central Kenya (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Jubba (HP)
Indian-East Africa
Indian Ocean
Tana (HP)
Indian-East Africa
Indian Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Kenya National Park (Highest Point)
First AscentSeptember 13, 1899
    Brocherel, Josef (Italy)
    Mackinder, Halford (United Kingdom)
    Ollier, Cesar (Italy)
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Other Photos

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Mt. Kenya and Point John from Teleki Valley (1985-09-14). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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Mt. Kenya from Mackinder Valley (1985-09-13). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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