This is a huge continent with every type of climbing imagineable.
Fly via Europe. East and South Africa have the biggest climbing commnunities.
Weather station 24.7 miles from here
337 Total Routes
['4 Stars',41],['3 Stars',100],['2 Stars',97],['1 Star',61],['Bomb',0]
Browse More Classics in Africa
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Africa:
Featured Route For Africa
Oysters Nuts 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Africa
: Armora Gedel (Addis Ababa)
Armora Gedel's most populat climb. Climbers need a full rack for Oyster Nuts. The climb starts 2 meters left of Cracked Wheat and angles diagonal left through a series of vertical crack systems. Though the foto shows a lot of plants, there really aren't any plans on the climbing line itself. It has been cleaned by the people who put up the line.After a small bulge, nearly 20m from the ground, the climber pulls over the last bulge to two bolts and quicklinks on the upper headwall. It may seem lik...[more] Browse More Classics in International
Latest Regional Forum Messages
By Mark Elliot
Oct 21, 2008
I have climbed both Mt. Kenya, and Mt. Kilimanjaro (twice). I have great contacts and know the program for getting around, backwards and forwards. I'll post some photos and info when it's not 2 am.
By Katie Gr
Jan 13, 2011
Hey Mark, I will be in Kenya and was hoping to get some beta from you about climbing Mt. Kenya and Kilimanjaro. I'd appreciate any info ya got...
By Lukas S
From: Longmont, CO
Nov 29, 2012
Looking for more specific info regarding climbing in West Africa, specifically potential in Senegal. If there is some nearby, that would be helpful also. Please, any tips would be appreciated!