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 Cordillera Huayhuash, Andes, Peru
With superb natural beauty, impressive mountain range and rainforest, Peru has plenty of extreme adventures on offer, including climbing and hiking in the mountains. The Cordillera Huayhuash nestles in the Andes. It is situated in the boundaries of the Ancash Region, Huanuco Region and Lima Region.
The location is well-known for its high peaks, including Yerupaja, the second highest mountain in the country and Siula Grande, famous by the book and film Touching the Void. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this region and discover the high passes, the spectacular crystal water lakes and hot springs, and the interesting flora and fauna. It takes between 10 to 14 days to circuit Huayhuash, depending on the chosen route. Keep in mind that the range is not as famous as Cordillera Blanca, but it is very impressive. Finally, Huaraz city is located at the foot of the mountain range and it is the starting point of this amazing trekking experience.