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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Mountain Biking in Putrajaya Challenge Park, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor Malaysia
Putrajaya Challenge Park contains some of the extreme parks in Asia and was originally a rubber and palm oil forest. Among the popular activities conducted here is the mountain biking trail. It is without doubt one of the most interesting and well designed trails to ride on while its length stretches to a challenging 9.1 km/5.6 mi long line.
Putrajaya MTB trail has even hosted the 2011 Putrajaya Bike Challenge, where 9 countries have participated and the winner of the challenge actually said that it was the most technical in Asia. The trail’s terrain consists of ridges, up switchbacks and down steep hills. Level of difficulty here is between easy and hard and is perfect for XC loop, downhill, free crossing, slope style line and downhill fun ride, lasting about 2 hours. The park is open on a daily basis from 10:00 to 19:00.