Located almost at 150 km/93 mi from Nairobi City, Mt. Kenya is located just south of the equator, offering three climbing routes, namely Naro-Moru, Sirimon and Chogoria. Mt. Kenya has magnificent cliffs and glaciers that protect the highest peaks. Highest peaks here are Batian at 5199 m/17057 ft, Nelion at 5188 m/17021 ft and Point Lenana at 4985 m/16355 ft.
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Backpacking / Trekking in Strawberry, Sonora, California USA
Trails are spread everywhere across the mountains. There is something for everyone in the Sonora Pass region, as there are all kind of trails, easy, intermediate and high elevation and also long day adventures. One of the best trails to backpack is Pinecrest to Strawberry. It is a 1.8 mi/2.9 km, easy trail with a 300 ft/91.4 m elevation loss.
After you reach Pinecrest Lake near the marina, just follow the trail to the dam. Start descending the trail and although you might find it difficult, watch over for the orange blazes, painted on the trees. The trail soon joins a dirt road. Afterwards, it becomes a ¼ mi/0.4 km, paved road to Strawberry.
Keep in mind that if you listen to a horn, you should get to higher ground, because water will be released from the dam. When you are at the lake, stand on the rocks and have lunch, while dipping your feet into the cool water. A beautiful place to camp is near the lake.