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Hells Gate  


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Location: -0.8856, 36.3062 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Apr 15, 2008
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Description 

A gorge with great basalt climbing.

Getting There 

get a taxi from nairobi!

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.5 miles from here

19 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',5],['5.10',8],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Hells Gate
The sport route arete

Stake 7 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Africa : Kenya : ... : Fischer's Cliff
A very well protected “sport” lead; Good for beginning leaders. Begin on a series of delicate moves on the right-hand face of the shallow corner. Use both the crack in the corner and the right-hand face and aręte to move up past three hammered pitons and five aid bolts to anchors on top of aręte (not visible from ground). Anchor = one bolt hanger, two fixed pins, good webbing, and two biners. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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