Hell's Gate is located in the South of Lake Naivasha and at about 90 km/55 mi in the northwest of Nairobi City. It covers an area of 68 km²/26.25 mi² and at 1900 m/6233 ft above sea level. Some of the highlights are the Fischer's tower, Central tower and Hell's Gate gorge. Although there is a wide variety of wildlife, the spot is famous for its variety of bird species including vultures, verreaux's eagles, swifts and augur buzzards.
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Rock Climbing in Ingalls North Peak, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Ingalls Peaks are located in the Stuart Range of the North Cascades. The mountain has three peaks with the North Peak being the highest. The top elevation of the North Peak stands at 7662 ft/2335 m and is suitable for climbing, from June to October.
The skill level required for this climb is grade II, class 5,4 – suitable for intermediate and advanced rock climbers. In order to reach Ingalls North Peak, take the Esmeralda/Longs Pass Trail until the end of it. The climbing route starts with a rocky scramble and a short hike, leading you to the base of the three pitches. The rock is solid and has easy cracks.
Once you reach the top, the view of the surrounding mountains and lakes is breathtaking. To descent, just rappel the South Peak route down. Ingalls North Peak is a rewarding and popular destination for rock climbers. Take a small rack with chocks and cams, a 196 ft/60 m rope, helmet and if you visit the mountain in early season, an ice axe and crampons are also necessary.